Cousteau, The French International School of Vancouver opened its doors in 1997 and became Cousteau, The French International School of Vancouver in 2013, March 13th, by adding to its curriculum an ecological orientation.
Cousteau School is the only school in British Columbia that offers an academic curriculum that is approved by both the British Columbia Ministry of Education and the French Ministry of Education.
Why are we unique ?
A bilingual school based on an innovative and ambitious pedagogy of languages.
A model school for multicultural education, actively preparing tomorrow’s international citizens.
We are a school of academic excellence that integrates the best of both the French and Canadian systems. We offer a personalized, high quality teaching and learning. Students are offered a rigorous an challenging workload that is adapted when needed to assist students to reach their full potential.
Our educational projects aim to develop respect for others and ourselves, a sense of responsibility and cooperation,
We aim to develop future citizens who are critical thinkers, who have intellectual curiosity and a predilection for initiative and openness. Citizens with enabling them to understand, value, and share the principles of solidarity, respect, and responsibility for everyone and for the environment.
Our bilingual education provides a creative and stimulating environment for this project. The parents, the staff and the students, together we uphold the values of an international community, respectful of differences, open to the exchange of ideas, languages and cultures.