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A strategic partnership to reshape education

At the International Canadian Academy, our mission is to develop a model of school that enables learners to foster the lifelong competencies they need to thrive in their life.

Our franchising model is based on the most effective Canadian and International practices. We provide our franchisees with all the materials, support and professional learning they need to operate transformative institutions.

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우리의 비젼


Andre Nudelman, chairman of ICA

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 and over 500 schools worldwide. 

Andre is also the chairman of Digital Media Academy, an EduTech company founded at Stanford in 1999. His extensive range of activities also includes Interactive Health International, a simulation online system for medical education; and TeacherWit, a global platform for teachers to share experiences and improve their practices.

The International Canadian Academy is the result of this successful experience, combined with a forward-thinking vision to reshape education.

From their Vancouver Headquarters,  the ICA team is building trustful and constructive collaborations with ICA partners, experts, schools and educators to lead the worldwide shift in Education that all learners need. Before developing ICA with Andre Nudelman, Stéphane had a rich experience in the field of education as he worked with teachers and students from Kindergarten to University.

This experience covers four continents, including Africa, where he conducted research for which he obtained a Ph.D. He then lectured at two universities in France until he moved to China where he started a new career as an international school educator. Stéphane has also participated in the creation of the UNODC Education for Justice programme in Vienna and made some presentations at Education Conferences in Europe. 

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Dr. Stéphane Vermeulin, Executive Manager

Digital Media Academy

우리는 역사에서 중요한 순간에 있습니다.

International Comprehensive에서 우리는 교육이 세상을 더 나은 곳으로 만드는 데 중요한 역할을한다고 믿습니다. 전 세계의 학생과 교육자들이 삶의 모든 측면에서 성공할 수 있도록 준비한다는 것은 평생 역량 개발을 위해 학교에서 초점을 전환해야한다는 것을 의미합니다.

세계는 빠르게 변화하고있을뿐만 아니라 더욱 상호 연결되고 예측할 수 없게되었습니다. Covid-19 대유행은 이러한 추세를 가장 분명하고 최근에 보여주고 있습니다. 평생 역량은 모든 상황에 적응하고 독창적이고 지속 가능하며 창의적이며 혁신적이며 배려하고 공평한 솔루션을 상상할 수있는 최고의 자산을 구성합니다.

International Comprehensive에서 w e는 매일 우리의 행동, 사고 및 행동을 진정으로 인도하는 핵심 가치를 공유하는 열정적 인 개인으로 구성된 국제 팀입니다 . 우리는 말 그대로 진정성, 호기심, 창의성, 신뢰, 성실성, 연민, 혁신, 리더십, 다양성, 공정성 및 성장이라는 핵심 가치가 우리 조직의 기반을 대표하므로 생활합니다.

우리 팀은 전 세계의 모든 학습자, 가족 및 학교의 요구를 충족시키기 위해 파트너와 협력하기 위해 흥분하고 전념하고 있습니다.

학습자 커뮤니티에 오신 것을 환영합니다!

ICA Elementary and Secondary Programs include 30+ DMA courses that can be done in class by any teacher in a fun and engaging way. It offers a unique opportunity to acquire innovative skills and improve English proficiency at the same time.
All ICA schools automatically receive the Digital Media Academy Certification.

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As a brand new, yet experienced education company, ICA offers a unique education model, based on the International Comprehensive (IC) framework.  IC's competency-driven learning framework focuses on the lifelong growth of every learner to pursue their aspiration accomplished through an inquiry-based approach.

All ICA schools are authorized by IC to use the IC framework, pedagogy resources and they can benefit from a rich catalogue of professional learning courses and workshops to ensure the continuous improvement of ICA educators.

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Richmond School District, Canada
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ICA works  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 to strengthen the ICA program.

Richmond experts contribute to building and enhancing ICA's curriculum and actively participate in Quality Assurance and Professional Learning for ICA Schools educators.


Professional Learning courses and workshops can be organized online, on-site and in one of Richmond’s 48 schools and learning centres.

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ICA franchising provides schools with the highest quality program, fully developed to potentialize each student, teacher and school.

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