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Elton Lu

Mr. Elton Lu, B.A.Sc. from UBC and B.Ed. from SFU

Mr. Lu has almost ten years of teaching experience in BC education. Mr. Lu received a M.Ed. Degree in Leadership and Management Program from Royal Roads University in 2018 on top of obtaining a B.Ed. Degree in Secondary Education with Math and Science Specialization from Simon Fraser University in 2011 […]

Mr. Tom Sha, H.B.A., B.Ed. (Social Studies, Career Life, Applied Skills)

Mr. Tom Sha, H.B.A., B.Ed.

This is Mr. Sha’s first year teaching at Franklin. From a very young age, Mr. Sha wanted to be an educator to assist and support students in reaching success in their lives. He believes that all societies are dependent on the education and skills of future generations. Mr. Sha has […]

Mr. Ian McSherry, B.Sc. (Honours), TEFL Cert. (English)

Mr. Ian McSherry, B.Sc. (Honours), TEFL Cert.

Mr. McSherry is an Irish teacher, specializing in English and Physical Education. Despite his tender years, he has a wealth of teaching experience, having spent a couple of years teaching in Dubai and his homeland. Mr. McSherry has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and English from the prestigious […]

franklin school vision

Our Mission and Vision

The mission of Franklin School is to empower highly motivated students in creating a clear pathway to opportunities in higher education at the world’s top universities. We are focused on enhancing the overall individual social, emotional, physical, and academic excellence in our students while increasing their English language proficiency, which […]

Employment Opportunities

Franklin School is an independent co-educational 8 – 12 school, serving Vancouver. We are an AP school offering BC Dogwood Diploma Programs and Advanced Placement Programs. Franklin School is currently hiring for the following positions: Teachers-on-Call (all subjects) Full-time teachers Student Counselor Recruitment Manager To apply, please email a cover […]

The B.C. Certificate of Graduation – Dogwood Diploma

The B.C. Certificate of Graduation or “Dogwood Diploma” is awarded to students who successfully complete the provincial graduation requirements for Grades 10 – 12. Students require a minimum of 80 credits to graduate. Of these 80 credits: At least 16 credits must be at the Grade 12 level, including a required Language […]

Principal’s Message

Welcome to Franklin School, A student at Franklin School will be surrounded by top students. Our students not only enter the most prestigious universities in Canada but also attend renowned universities abroad such as Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, and Harvard. Franklin School is a gathering place for the best and brightest […]

Why Franklin?

Franklin School Offers: Small Class Size Average class size is between 15 – 20 students allowing more personalized attention and higher academic achievement. Exceptional Educators Highly skilled, professional, and award-winning faculty provide an innovative, dynamic, and challenging curriculum. Academic Excellence Our students will be surrounded by the best and brightest […]

Mr. Stephen Fuerderer, B.Ed., PBD., GDE.

Mr. Stephen Fuerderer, B.Ed., PBD., GDE. Principal

Mr. Fuerderer has a Bachelor of Education in Physical Sciences from the University of Alberta, a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Education from Simon Fraser University, and a Graduate Diploma in Education from Simon Fraser University. Mr. Fuerderer has over thirty-three years of teaching experience in secondary science, including Advanced Placement® (AP) and […]