This week we are so excited to host Hidayet Türkoğlu, who is a professional basketball player. He started his professional career almost 25 years ago, played for six teams in his 15-season career in NBA. He has played in teams like Efes Pilsen in Turkey, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, and LA Clippers.
This week Keystone Toronto's guest Barış Ersemiz. While most of us have been stuck at home in the last few months, Baris has been stuck on the sea. He will join us this week to tell his story about how he chose the life at sea and his sailing journey during the pandemic. Join us to hear all about Barış’s experience as he sails around the coast of Spain. All parents are invited...
Amanda is an Aircraft Designer for Bombardier Aerospace for the past 5 years. She started her business degree but quickly realized that she couldn’t ignore her creativity and her heart in design. Amanda decided to leave her program to build a portfolio to apply to one of the competitive programs. She studied environmental design while also getting various certifications to refine her skills in project management, digital design,and graphics. After working in design and project management for luxury retail, she came across a very interesting opportunity to become an aircraft designer. Proof that when you put your mind to it, hard [...]
This week, our guest is Didem Kanca Ustay who is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She got her master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University. She became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in the United States. Upon returning to Istanbul in 2004, she opened a health center called “SAYASA” - The Art of Healthy Living. She is an author, a speaker, and a regular guest to TV programs. She taught at Yeditepe University for seven years. She is specialized in pediatric nutrition and obesity. We will be discussing how to maintain a healthy diet on Wednesday at 19 pm. We look [...]
Dear Parents, As you know, reading at Keystone Schools is one of the most important skills. In order to reinforce our students & reading habits, encourage reading and set an example for them, we organize many activities such as guided reading activities, free reading, and the monthly Drop Everything And Read activity. While our students' reading habits are developing and in addition to mechanical reading, we use techniques such as rhythm reading, follow-up reading, focus on tone to express emotions and body language to express comprehension. We are organizing a project called "STORYTELLERS" in order to turn all of our [...]
Teo Salgado is a founder and principal consultant at VerveSmith Independent Educational Consultants. He has more than 20 years of experience working in international student recruitment, admissions counseling and alumni relations at the University of Toronto and Western University. Teo’s commitment to education goes beyond his professional practice. He volunteers with the McGill and University of Toronto alumni associations, advises recipients of the Loran Scholarship, and was recently elected as a director of the Higher Education Consultants Association. This week, Teo will be joining us to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 for students around the world and how to manage it in [...]
Dear Parents, You are cordially invited to attend our continuing series Physically Distant, Virtually Connected at 7:00 pm Istanbul time. Tonight will feature two of our own. University Counselor Mr. Haynes and Jinny our student council president will discuss online learning.
Nowadays due to Covid-19, we are forced to stay home. But staying at home doesn't have to be boring for us. We will advise you fabulous virtual tours. If you've never had the chance to visit the world-famous museums, it is now the perfect opportunity to stroll around them and take as much time as you need looking at all the paintings, sculptures, and artifacts. You can start with The British Museum.
Talal El Amraoui: Bilgi University - Business Administration Rami Lawand: Bilgi University - Mechanical Engineering / Özyeğin University - Aviation and Aeronautical Sciences Samer Hamad: Bilgi University - Business Administration / Brock University Business/ Administration Ashkan Eskendari: Ryerson University - Business Administration Karan Mahmoudi: Ryerson University - Business Administration Saba Rezaei: Seneca College - Accounting & Finance - Business Administration / George Brown College - Business Administration Thanh Lam Dang: George Brown College - Culinary Management Doga Doymaz: George Brown College - Business / Sheridan College - Journalism/Business Yunus Yunusoglu: George Brown College - Computer Programming & Analysis - Game Programming [...]
We are honored to have Dr. Karl Moore, Associate Professor at McGill University as our guest. He has taught on executive programs at Oxford, IMD, Cambridge, LBS, INSEAD, Duke, IIM, Keio, Renmin, Darden, Skolkovo, and ENPC. All Keystone parents invited. Date: April, 29th at 19:00 pm Place: Keystone International Schools Toronto, Instagram page He started the CEO Series where he interviews CEOs one-on-one, including an interview with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau back in 2015. He has been a consultant to leading global firms including Nokia, Air Canada, Lufthansa, British Airways, IBM, HP, Shell, Volvo, and Pfizer. Dr. Moore has been researching [...]