b'EDUCATIONNEW IN CLASS: SCHOOLINGBy Matthew BradfordEducation considerations and options forS chooling is often a top consider-ation in family relocations. international families moving to Canada Educational requirements are not always easy to accommo-date, and failing to find a school that fits a childs needs can chip away at a relocations success.The good news is that there are plenty of schooling options for international families moving to Canada. Finding them, however, requires a joint effort between assignees and employers alike.C It can be a journey, and it begins with M the relocating employee and their family Y first sitting down to determine their educational priorities and then working CM with their relocation partners to find a MY school that can meet those needs, says Patti MacDonald, executive director CY with Canadian Accredited Independent CMY Schools (CAIS), a national organization for independent schools.KMuch like every assignee profile, educa-tional needs will vary. Factors such as language, culture, teaching preferences, and even location are influential in the final deci-sion. So too, however, is finding a school that clicks. 20PERSPECTIVES Spring 2020'