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Re-opening Announcement for Tamwood Vancouver

By Marianna Cherniuk,

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Tamwood is excited to begin welcoming the return of in-class instruction at our Vancouver campuses of Tamwood Language Centres and Tamwood Careers – effective June 29, 2020.  We will open our other campuses in the coming months when the industry is allowed to re-open by the Ontario government.  

Our priority is the safety and well-being of all students, staff and visitors; which means we are making changes to how we operate in accordance with the new health and safety guidelines outlined by the Provincial Health Officer and the provincial health and safety organizations.

Highlights of Tamwood’s COVID Safety Plan

·         ‘Stay home when you are sick’ policy

·         Increased cleaning and sanitization protocols

·         New classroom layout to support physical distancing (changed desk arrangements) with smaller class sizes

·         Blended Learning Model consisting of both in-class and online classes

·         Classes will live-streamed for students who want to continue online studies

·         Structured class and activity schedules to accommodate school capacity 

·         Removal of furniture and communal items (microwaves) in the common areas

·         All staff and students required to maintain safe distance (2 meters min) at all times

·         Monitoring for signs of cold, flu or related illness and instructions

·         Increased signage and information on handwashing, coughing/sneezing technique

We look forward to seeing our students and colleagues again and thank everyone for their patience and support as we continue finalize the details of re-opening.

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Why Native Speakers of English Should Study for the IELTS

By Marianna Cherniuk,


Did you know that a native speaker of English seeking permanent residence in Canada is required to take and pass the IELTS Exam? As well,  did you know that if you are an international student, even if you speak and write English at the same level as a native speaker, if wish to enter a Canadian university you still need to pass an IELTS Exam?

Tamwood has developed a series of workshops to address weaknesses shown by native speakers of English on the IELTS Exam and to provide professional tips and techniques for achieving the highest score possible.

Get ready to succeed at the IELTS Exam while increasing your possibilities to qualify for Permanent Residence (PR) and admission to post secondary institutions in Canada.

Join the Tamwood IELTS Boot Camp for Success: Four 90- minute workshops plus optional weekly formal graded Mock Tests.

For further information, please download our flyer or to enroll contact

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