Choosing a University: What’s more important – The school or the program

Choosing a university: what’s more important- the school or the program? What’s the university application process? Come to listen to an Educator’s sharing at October 24’s CPAC Education Day (Limited seats! Pre-register for the event at:

Choosing a University: What’s more important – The school or the program

Speaker: John Wu

This presentation is about the post-secondary education system in Canada. It will discuss very interesting topics about universities across Canada and the significant decisions that every parent has to make for their children when they are in the process of choosing the best academic institution. The university application process will be explained and every step towards the desired goal will be outlined. Finally, the speaker will educate parents on how to manage their children’s progress and how to adjust their learning habits to achieve the best outcomes in their studies.

John Wu, M.A., M.Ed., CEO and Principal of Ace Acumen Academy, is a highly respected educator who has turned his love and passion for education into providing quality education for students. John established two Ontario private high school programs; these projects expanded into providing students with college diplomas through partnerships with Ontario Community Colleges. These college programs have a diverse and unique population of international students, with whom John shares a special connection. As John himself immigrated to Canada, he understands the struggles international students experience, such as language and cultural barriers – barriers that John understood through his early career teaching English in China. His empathy and dedication accounts for Acumen’s strong emphasis on education which equally focuses on content and integration. Indeed, John has had a passion for assisting and educating immigrants since his own arrival to Canada 18 years ago, working initially at a community centre assisting new immigrants. Furthermore, John was previously employed within the International Department at community colleges such as George Brown College and Seneca College.

Information about the 8th CPAC Education Day

The 8th CPAC Education Day will be held on Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at a public secondary school in North York (100 Princess Avenue, North York, ON M2N 3R7). All parents and students are welcome at this free event.

The goal of CPAC Education Day is to help immigrant families understand the education system and prepare their children for their academic future. The event allows parents to make informed decisions through the advice of exhibitors and experienced speakers. Many schools and educational institutions will exhibit on site and provide mini-information sessions. A keynote presentation and three breakout workshops will be tailored to the needs of parents and students.

CPAC Education Day is comprised of a Conference and Education Info Fair. Many colleges, universities and education-related service providers will attend this year’s event, offering ample opportunities for participants to learn everything they want to know about Canadian education.

Education Day 2015 is free to the public. The seats are limited! Please register online at as earlier as possible. At the event, registered participants will enjoy a free snack.

Date:              Saturday, October 24, 2015

Time:              1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Location:    100 Princess Avenue, North York, ON M2N 3R7 (closest subway station-North York Centre)

Enquiries:   416-298-7885 Ext. 101


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