We are conducting a survey that would help the College find out more about why and how alumni have been involved or not with Pearson, what they believe is working and what they think may not be working and how they would like to engage in the future.
This month’s story focuses on the young Canadians who will be attending Pearson College UWC this fall as part of the Year 47 cohort and their backstories are inspiring.
On 13 June 2020 Years 3-6 celebrated their 40-year reunion virtually with shared videos, dinner in breakout rooms and of course a dance party to close it all off.
Days of initially reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic, staff and leadership at Pearson pivoted to strategy mode to understand how we can plan for what we know and what we don’t (yet) know about restarting for the coming school year.
This is the 2nd of 2 stories about the trajectories of Year 45 alumni around the world who are advancing to further education or volunteer opportunities, individual passion projects, compulsory homeland service or a gap year.
Ken was known as one of the original supporters of a United Word College in Canada. As a young man he met Kurt Hahn, founder of the first UWC in Wales. It’s told that, in Ken’s view, this meeting changed his life.