FIRST POLISH-CANADIAN MAPLE BEAR SCHOOL IN POLAND OPEN
The first Polish-Canadian Maple Bear elementary school and kindergarten, part of the world’s largest educational network, was officially opened on September 4, 2023. The newly renovated Maple Bear campus in Katowice welcomed the first students and their parents in the presence of city authorities and guests from around the world.
The guests of honor were Rodney Briggs, legendary co-founder of Maple Bear schools from Canada and Vice Mayor of Katowice Jerzy Wozniak, while Ambassador of Canada, Ms. Catherine Godin
attended the ceremony virtually.
The school in Katowice is the first Polish outpost of Maple Bear, the largest and fastest-growing educational network in the world, which currently has 580 schools in 39 countries around the world.
Maple Bear schools share with the world the best of Canadian education, offering a bilingual methodology and teaching strategy that is a combination of Canadian and national curriculum. The schools operate in accordance with local education regulations, and children graduating receive Polish and Canadian certificates.
The start of the year at the Katowice school and kindergarten was therefore at the same time the inauguration of the Polish Maple Bear school network.
Next schools are already under construction in Wroclaw, Poznan, Warsaw and Krakow.