Total Care Learning®

Maximizes Academic Potential.


Total Care Learning®


A Holistic Approach

Total Care Learning® is a holistic approach to education, balancing in-class learning, individual study, and experiential learning to make students more engaged in their education – maximizing their academic potential.

Total Care Learning® focuses not only on what is learned, but also how it is learned.

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Year after Year, Total Care Learning® produces consistent results:

100% graduation rate, with 83.2% of our graduates admitted to the world’s top universities,
and millions of dollars in scholarships earned.

Total Care Learning® is extraordinary learning

Highest Quality
Caring Teachers

  • Supremely qualified, many of whom have postgraduate degree (e.g., Ph.D. and Master).
  • Passionate about teaching, with an average of 23 years of teaching experience
  • Empathetic to international students, as many of them have international teaching experience

Modern, Progressive
Educational Approach

  • State-of-the-art Smartboards to better engage students in their learning
  • A Blended Learning model so students learn more effectively
  • A balanced and fair performance evaluation system
    • Instead of evaluating student bases on a single,final exam, our system is based on a combination of unit tests, projects, presentations and final exam (30%) over the entire semester
  • Our unique Circle of Care Committee to detect, intervene in, and monitor any student issues on a weekly basis

Proper Guidance to Maximize Students’ Learning Paths

  • Administrating diagnostic assessments at the beginning of their studies
  • One-on-one counselling throughout to guide the students in selecting courses that will optimize their chance for successful learning
  • Working with the students to come up with a PersonalSuccess Plan (PSP) that maps out their long-term curriculum needs

Customized Academic Programs
Fit Students’ Interests & Aptitudes

  • A large selection of courses that cover a wide spectrum of subject matter and scholastic levels
  • Flexibility to fit the needs of an individual student, such as:
    • Offering accelerated ESL programs to help students who need extra attention
    • Allowing combined study of ESL & academic courses to save time
    • Offering additional course support for gifted students

Building Skills Needed
for Success at University

  • Going beyond teaching our students the content of textbooks, we teach them critical thinking, inquiry, collaboration, report-writing and presentation skills.
  • Identifying students’ interests and passions early, we provide guidance to set them up for success with the same area of studies in their future

Providing Constant In-house
Learning Assistance in Multiple Ways

  • Students receive materials online, in advance, so they are better prepared to learn and engage in the classroom.
  • Tutoring & support for students:
    • In person, with our professional tutors, teachers and peer tutor
    • At school throughout the day
    • In Residence in the evening
    • Online, 24 x 7
  • Organized study groups, led by teachers and peers

Counseling for Senior Students to
Reach their Dream Universities

  • Counselling by our experienced University Placement Counsellors to ensure every graduating student is given the best opportunity for admission and scholarships from the best possible universities
  • Supplementary application workshop to help our graduates to stand apart from the competition
  • Early identification of high achievers, who then get special support to maximize success

Our Caring and Empathetic Teachers

CIC employs over 100 full-time teachers, making it the biggest faculty among Canadian high schools.
We are proud of their world-class pedigree and positive effects on students, demonstrated by three key characteristics:

High Qualifications

  • Field-specific training, with most of them having a post-graduate degree
  • Highly experienced, including teaching internationally

Holistic Teaching Philosophy

Take on a role in their students’ lives beyond the curriculum:

  • Inspiration
    • Guiding students to discover their own talents
    • Encouraging students to be open to new experiences.
    • Stimulating students to develop an inquisitive mind
    • Demonstrating the power of knowledge to students.
  • Mentorship
    • Shaping students’ character with fundamental values
    • Motivating students to think independently and to take initiative
  • Caring
    • Supporting students with genuine care and ongoing interest in their development

Modern Teaching Approach

  • Dynamic Classroom Style
    • Proactively identifying individual learning and tailoring the teaching to meet each individual’s needs and talents
    • Connecting the curriculum with many aspects of a student’s life to maximize student engagement
    • Using assessment tools to guide a student’s individual learning plan
  • Cutting-edge Teaching Techniques
    • Continually exploring and experimenting with digital learning and teaching methods
    • Employing a blended learning model to maximize student engagement through the use of computers and mobile devices
  • Commitment to Self-improvement
    • Constantly improving their skills through professional development
    • Treating their own subject matter expertise as a lifelong pursuit that demands constant honing and updating

The world-class faculty at CIC has a multi-year record of excellence, producing top results for students: first among all Canadian high schools in both admission to Canada’s top-ranked universities and amount of admission scholarship awarded to students.