Mission

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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy
in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The Canadian School of Florence, formerly known as Blyth Academy of Florence, is an international school that promotes global education in an international environment.

We combine the best of Canadian, Italian, and International educational practices and standards, preparing our students to be happy and successful citizens of the global world.

The Canadian School of Florence is a close-knit, educational community that prepares our students for university as life-long learners, critical thinkers and engaged citizens. Our integrated Grade 9–12 environment promotes excellence, trust, integrity, fairness, and compassion through a proven academic program, small class sizes, and an inclusive approach to extra-curricular activities.

Our students can enrol as Day or Boarding students.

 

Core Values

As a Globeducate school, we are committed to the promotion of equal opportunity amongst staff, students and prospective students, regardless of gender, gender identity, creed/religion, race or colour, nationality or ethnic background. 

At the Canadian School of Florence, our mission is to prepare each of our students to become global citizens who can shape the world. We aim to do this by employing an international staff who celebrate diversity and inclusion making every student feel comfortable and accepted so they can reach their true potential. Additionally, we strive to build a genuine international community and hope to have classes that reflect as many nationalities as possible.  

On behalf of the Leadership Team, the teaching faculty of CSF, our administrative offices, support staff and with the support of our Parent Committee,  it is our position that we have a zero-tolerance policy for racist views or discrimination against any nationality.  Anti-racism is a core value of our school community. Our mandate and goal is to actively contribute to a school culture that celebrates diversity and promotes empathy among our international student body. 

This mandate not only leads to positive educational and academic experiences for all students, but also broadens their perspectives and supports our belief that homogeneity is neither representative of, nor beneficial, to the world anymore.