At the International Canadian Academy, our mission is to empower schools to develop a program where learners foster the lifelong competencies they need to thrive in their life.


With decades of global experience in paving the way for quality education programs, Andre Nudelman, chairman of ICA and Entrepreneur in Residence at Stanford Graduate School of Education, is the former co-owner and President of Maple Bear Schools Latin America, with headquarters in Canada.


The International Canadian Academy is the result of this successful experience, combined with a vision to reshape education and the solid expertise of his other company, Digital Media Academy, founded in 1999 in the Silicon Valley. As a brand new, yet experienced education company, ICA offers a unique education model, in partnership with the Canadian Public Education System, through Richmond School District, and with Digital Media Academy, the top quality STEM program, offered at DMA's Tech Camps at Stanford,  Harvard, NYU, UCLA, and other leading universities in North America. We are working in partnership with Richmond International Education and the Richmond School District, which has 20,000 students in 38 elementary schools, 10 secondary schools and other educational settings. Their expertise in all academic areas, English Learning, global education and teacher training contributes strengthen the ICA program.

We are excited and fully committed to working together and with schools and educators to leading the worldwide shift in Education that all learners need. ICA franchising provides schools with the highest quality program, fully developed to potentialize each student, teacher and school.

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