President’s Update – July 2018

Greetings and, to those of us in the Northern hemisphere, happy summer! I am pleased to share an update with you about our campus and community.
First of all, I am pleased to announce that, following her successful first year as Vice-President of Education and Programming, I have appointed Heather Gross, Deputy Head of College for Pearson College UWC, in addition to her responsibilities as Vice President, Education and Programming.

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Supported, Challenged, Inspired at PSCL

The first ever Pearson Seminar on Collaborative Leadership (PSCL), a program for adults, developed by Kelsey Cham, Rebekah Parker and Kathryn Mc Cabe after the hugely successful youth program PSYL, is coming to an end and we went and met with the team to hear what...

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Being the Only Human on an Island

Aziz Sonawalla (YR 41/2016, India) will be spending this summer as the only human on Race Rocks Ecological Reserve Island. He will be monitoring species activity, collecting environmental data and protecting the reserve from illegal boating practices.

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“Piloting” a Course for Future Success

Two academic year-end pilot program initiatives made for a very busy and productive cap to the 2017/18 school year for both Year 44 and Year 43 cohorts. The majority of Year 44 — students who have completed the first year of their program at Pearson College UWC — spent five days at Camp Thunderbird, a regional YM/YWCA camp located in a relatively isolated area in southern Vancouver Island.

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Year 43 Makes their Post-Pearson Way into the World

Pearson College UWC Year 43 students have officially sailed away from Pedder Bay to harbours near and far! While some students are still formulating their plans for the upcoming year (and plans are sometimes in flux or subject to change), Universities Counsellor Becky...

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The Long, Twisting Road to Pearson

Shefa Siegel, in the dual role of Global Politics teacher and Global Affairs Program Coordinator, will be implementing and teaching our first IB Global Politics and related courses starting this September.

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