In Metro Vancouver, between the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Richmond is an award-winning, upper-middle-class city with 220,000 people. As well as being home to Vancouver International Airport, Richmond is known for co-hosting the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Close to Downtown Vancouver
Downtown Vancouver is close to Richmond. Both the Skytrain and bus service can take you there.
Richmond International Education
Our school district offers international students the opportunity to accomplish their educational goals.
Learn more about Richmond School District’s location and lifestyle.
English Learning Support and Long-Term Programs
The Richmond School District offers international students and their families an educational environment that equips them with the skills, knowledge, and tools to achieve their goals. Many of our students finish their secondary education and continue their studies at university or college.
The following are some highlights of what Richmond School District offers international students:
- K-12 education is offered to international students.
- There are ten secondary schools and 38 elementary schools
- The school district received international recognition of the quality of a BC graduation certificate, which is accepted by top universities throughout the world.
- International Baccalaureate Senior Years Program (IB-SYP), the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP), and the Advanced Placement Program (AP) are available to international students.
Our English Language Schools provide superior English Language Learning support as well as a range of academic, art, and business courses and programs that provide a solid foundation for learning. International students can also take advanced placement courses and specialty programs such as the International Baccalaureate, the Career Programs, and school sports.
Our international students from over 20 countries enjoy an inclusive, multicultural, and urban environment in Richmond.
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Activities and Short-Term Programs
The English immersion, summer camp, and group programs offered by Richmond International Education are ideal for students of all ages who wish to enhance their English language skills while enjoying the cultural and social climate of western Canada.
Professional Learning Programs
Global education professionals have access to RIE’s flexible and personalized Professional Learning Programs. It is widely regarded as a leader in Canadian academics, offering an array of academic programs and curriculum development. Education professionals around the world can benefit from RIE’s expertise in these areas.
In addition to coordinating professional development in Canada, RIE can also provide training abroad. We can tailor these programs to your specific needs and will manage them with experts in the field of education.
Workshops and seminars can be offered, as well as training for teachers, class observations, and team teaching.
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