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Commissions scolaires anglophones: qu’est-il arrivé au future centre de formation professionnelle de Laval?

Source: Michèle Poupore
En septembre 2014, les lecteurs du journal  La Gazette apprenaient qu’un centre international de formation professionnelle  spécialisé en soins de la santé serait implanté à Laval. Deux commissions scolaires anglophones, Sir Wilfrid Laurier et Lester B.Pearson, annonçaient fièrement un nouveau partenariat avec Edu Edge, du secteur privé. Le partenariat d’une durée de 10 ans visait […]


International Travel Course: “On the tax payer’s dime”, offered by experienced Administrators and Council members at a School Board Near You.

Should Sebastien Proulx, issue a moratorium on international travel for commissioners and school board officials at the EMSB, LBPSB and other Anglo school boards?
Quebec’s Education Minister recently appointed Mme Michelle Lapointe, an auditor, to look into the management and ethical practices at the EMSB and LBPSB. Furthermore, the minister also confirmed that Quebec’s anti-corruption unit […]


Les programmes internationaux dans les commissions scolaires anglophones québécoises: une gestion occulte???

michele poupore
L’idée d’implanter des programmes internationaux dans une commission scolaire qui peine à recruter des élèves québécois n’est pas mal en soi. Toutefois, certains choix reliés à la gestion de ces programmes  laisse perplexe.
D’abord, on sait que dans le secteur de la formation professionnelle des commissions scolaires,la commission scolaire a toute la latitude pour sélectionner […]


Commissions scolaires anglophones et les programmes internationaux: la complaisance n’est plus acceptable

michele poupore
Les journalistes de la CBC creusent la question des écoles internationales gérées  par plusieurs commissions scolaires anglophones. Cette semaine, ils révèlent des détails additionnels par rapport à la gestion des programmes internationaux à la Commission scolaire Lester B. Pearson.
D’abord, un premier article de la  CBC ( 15 décembre 2016) , on apprend que le conseil […]


EMSB & LBPSB ISPs à la Trump Scheme?

With vague promises of immigrant status and with the recent student statements by Korean students, some people are comparing the EMSB and LBPSB International student programs to the Trump University program. Lofty educational promises at an exorbitant price. What do you think? What have been your experiences? We would  like your feed back. Send us […]


Student trapped in the EMSB’s ISP web

International students who wish to pursue their education at Quebec English School Boards do so to obtain a top level education, gain working experience and of course, to improve their language skills. This is what they sign up for.
Let’s be clear though, Anglo school boards are NOT do-gooder educational institutions. Because foreign students pay exorbitantly […]


Lester B. Pearson School Board insider raised concerns about international department in 2011

‘Double-dipping’ recruiter, expensive trips among concerns in redacted document obtained by CBC
By Ainslie MacLellan, CBC News
A high-ranking person within the Lester B. Pearson School Board raised concerns about a student recruiter who was “double dipping” and about expensive exchange trips abroad, up to five years before the Quebec government ordered an audit and an anti-corruption investigation […]


LBPSB Archived Audit Committee Reports, Inaccessible

Note: Following  up on this article, which was posted this morning, we like to report that the LBPSB has  rectified the situation by making the LBPSB Audit Committee Reports once more accessible to the public. We thank Karen Seidman, retired Gazette reporter, for informing us. 
The Lester B. Pearson School Board continues to obfuscate information on it’s […]


Recruiter earning millions from Quebec school boards to bring in Chinese students

BY: LINDA GYULAI, MONTREAL GAZETTE
For years, cash-strapped Quebec school boards have approached international student enrolment as a promising revenue stream.
But it has also been lucrative for one Montrealer who has been paid millions of dollars to recruit students in China for six of the province’s nine public English-language school boards at the same time as they all compete for a piece of the international student […]


Les programmes internationaux à la Commission scolaire Lester B. Pearson: un vaste réseau s’étendant dans plusieurs pays

Par: michele poupore
Les programmes internationaux offerts à la Commission scolaire Lester B. Pearson (CSLBP) font actuellement l’objet d’une enquête. Les enquêteurs auront fort à faire.  En consultant le site Internet de la CSLBP d’une part, il est possible d’apprécier l’étendue des choix qui s’offrent aux étudiants étrangers ici même. D’autre part,  la CSLBP peut compter sur des ressources à […]