MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 18, 2016 /CNW/ - triOS College Business Technology Healthcare and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) have signed a memorandum of agreement that will offer adult learners attending TDSB high schools new opportunities to continue their post-secondary education. The agreement will be highly beneficial for all students, including newcomers to Canada and international students with a study permit or visitor's visa, who are considering enrolling in a Canadian post-secondary institution.
"As part of our Internationalization and Global Education Strategic Plan, the Toronto District School Board has committed to establish diverse academic pathways with domestic and international education providers," said Omar Awara, TDSB International Recruitment Manager. "Signing this pathway agreement with triOS College is a significant step in our continuous endeavour to offer our domestic and international students diverse choices to further their education. The agreement establishes a seamless pathway for TDSB international students, who wish to enroll in triOS' post-secondary programs."
As per the agreement, TDSB adult learners who have completed their secondary school education in Canada or abroad, as well as the Grade 11 and 12 English courses offered through the TDSB, are eligible for admission to triOS. Through this pathway model, both domestic and international students are guided from their required high school education to the post-secondary institution that will equip them with the tools they need to become job-ready graduates.
"We are very pleased to have this partnership with the TDSB," says Stuart Bentley, President of triOS College. "It is our belief that the pathway agreement will allow us to provide an effortless transition that benefits both local and international students who are looking for a suitable post-secondary option to help them become job-ready graduates and get started in their working careers."
Together with the signing of this agreement, the TDSB and triOS College are committed to working towards bettering the quality of education offered by Canadian providers from all levels in the education market.
About triOS College
For over 23 years the mission of triOS College Business Technology Healthcare Inc. has been to help students become job-ready graduates. triOS College is a private career college with 9 campuses across Ontario focused on providing the practical hands-on training needed to be successful in a variety of careers.
triOS College offers a wide variety of programs that are highly relevant in today's job market within Business, Technology, Healthcare, Law, and Supply Chain. The program curriculum is extremely comprehensive and is uniquely developed with input from industry leaders to provide the highest quality education.
Canadian-owned and operated, triOS College is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for six years in a row. triOS has been awarded this designation for redefining post-secondary education by listening to students and employer needs to deliver effective results.
About Toronto District School Board
The Toronto District School Board is the largest school board in Canada and one of the largest in North America. We have nearly 600 schools and serve approximately 245,000 students each year.
- 170,000 elementary students
- 75,000 high school students
- 1,400 international students
- 160,000 continuing education students
- 27,150 students are enrolled in immersion and extended French programs
- 22% were born outside of Canada
- There are over 120 languages spoken by TDSB students and their families.
- 16,500 permanent teachers (11,100 Elementary, 5,400 Secondary)
- 6,400 occasional teachers (4,600 Elementary, 1,900 Secondary)
- 13,000 permanent support staff and 5,000 supply/casual employees (including Designated Early Childhood Educators, professional support workers, caretakers, maintenance staff, IT support, administrators, etc.).
- Our Schools
- 588 schools in total
- 472 Elementary Schools (including 7 Junior High Schools and 18 Elementary Alternative Schools)
- 116 Secondary Schools (including 1 Elementary/Secondary Alternative School, 20 Secondary Alternative Schools, 4 Caring and Safe Schools Programs and 5 EdVance Programs)
SOURCE triOS Corporation
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