Pearson College UWC

Local namePearson College UWC
LocationMetchosin, Canada

Lester B. Pearson United World College of the Pacific is one of seventeen schools and colleges around the world in the UWC movement. It is named after the late Canadian Prime Minister Lester Bowles Pearson, winner of the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize, and an early champion of the College. The mission of the UWC movement and of the school is to "make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future". The college follows the International Baccalaureate curriculum, and incorporates an experiential education programme, covering the final year of high school and a pre-university year for up to 100 students annually, selected from nearly 160 countries.The current President and Head of College is Désirée McGraw, appointed in April 2015. McGraw formerly was President of the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation, and a former advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada.

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Address V9C, Canada

Coordinates 48°21'1.427" N -123°34'15.101" E

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