University of South Australia Campus at night

Maple Leaf School – University of South Australia’s First Day of Classes!

Congratulations to the staff and students of MLS-UniSA on their first day of classes! Here is a message about the first week from MLS-UniSA: On Monday 11 February 2019 MLS-UniSA welcomed its first students in Grades 10, 11 and 12. In doing so we became the first Maple Leaf School in the Southern Hemisphere! Located within the Mawson Lakes Campus of the University of South Australia in beautiful Adelaide, we offer the South Australian Certificate of Education and students are also able to study the Maple Leaf Chinese Diploma. Our affiliation with the University is flourishing and we already have engagement with Information Technology, Science and Mathematics faculties. Students have access to well-equipped classrooms and other specialist facilities within the University. Our multinational staff team come from Australia, Canada, China, and New Zealand and they are well equipped to deliver a global education to a range of international students. Students

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Principal and Vice Principal Positions with China Maple Leaf Educational Systems for 2019-2020

Maple Leaf International Schools in China invites applications from school leaders who thrive in intercultural environments to apply for the position of Principal or Vice Principal to fill projected vacancies as Maple Leaf Educational Systems continues to grow and open new schools in China and world-wide. There are great opportunities in large and medium sized schools this year. This is an opportunity to be a part of a leadership team that is working to advance opportunities for students as they are preparing to graduate and attend world wide post secondary institutions. For the full job posting please see our employment website here:

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spirals of inquiry

Spirals of Inquiry

The following article was written by Jacalyn Kersey, Maple Leaf’s Vice Superintendent of schools BC program. It was originally published in the British Columbia Principals and Vice Principals Association in their publication Adminfo. You can find that original publication here. Spirals in the East It seems that teachers who use the Spirals of Inquiry find each other, no matter where they are in the world. Maybe it is because those of us who have worked with Linda Kaiser and Judy Halbert speak a common language, or perhaps it’s because we share a common attitude about learning.  Jeff Laing, who is currently the Vice Principal of Maple Leaf Wuhan Foreign National School, has been teaching the British Columbia program in China for almost 7 years.  I first met him in Dalian, China at an August Professional Development day for new Maple Leaf Administrators. At the break, Jeff and I fell into

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Dr. Sherman Jen, CMLES Chairman and Dr. David Barnett, Lakehead University Provost at the signing ceremony in Dalian, China.

New Maple Leaf School at Lakehead University

Maple Leaf Education North America, the Canadian subsidiary of China Maple Leaf Educational Systems is pleased to announce the signing of an MOU with Lakehead University, identifying Thunder Bay as the planned site of our newest university school. The signing took place at the CMLES headquarters in Dalian, China, coinciding with the 3rd Maple Leaf International Forum and the opening of the 14th Annual Maple Leaf Recruitment Fair. This school, scheduled to open in September 2019, will be Maple Leaf’s first in Ontario and signals a planned expansion throughout Canada. “Our unique ‘university school’ model gives students the advantage of a small and personalized private high school education along with the independence and advanced academic, cultural and recreational opportunities available through our university partners. Our schools provide a Complete Care model and encourage students’ personal development through our Global Leaders of Tomorrow program.” said Dawn Sutherland, President, Maple Leaf Education

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The 14th MLES International Education Fair – Success!

The 14th annual MLES International Education Fair was held from Nov. 17 to Nov. 27, 2018. This year the fair was an overwhelming success with 84 universities and colleges from 8 countries and regions participating. The fair was a roadshow held on Maple Leaf campuses in Dalian, Tianjin, Chongqing, Wuhan, Luoyang, Zhenjiang, and Shanghai. It included 22 of the MLES Global Top 100 Universities. This year’s fair drew a total of more than 15,000 participants! It is one of the best sources of quality students for higher education institutions overseas. This fair is exclusively for Maple Leaf students and parents. The MLES International Education Fair is just one of the many excellent features that make Maple Leaf an excellent choice for any student!

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