Company Profiles Franchises Across Canada January/February 2021

Educating the Future

Franchise Canada explores education franchises that sharpen the minds of Canadians from coast to coast

With young students spending most of last year cooped up at home and away from school, it’s likely that their learning abilities need a refresh. As we adjust to our new normal of life, it’s vital to protect the young brains of our future and help foster learning and growth so they’re well on their way to succeed.

Join Franchise Canada as we take you through a variety of education franchises from coast to coast that offer franchisees an opportunity to provide knowledge and grade level improvement within their community. We highlight what each franchise specializes in, how they can be the perfect fit for small business owners, and even include educational businesses catered towards adults with a lifelong love of learning.

Above Grade Level

Using the process of one-on-one tutoring support, Above Grade Level equips young students with the tools and confidence they need to succeed in subjects including math, English, chemistry, physics, and more. The world-class tutoring system uses a customized and proven curriculum that guarantees students a one-grade level improvement or up to 10 per cent increase.

Above Grade Level franchisees can work from home while being their own boss and generating a robust income. They’ll get access to the unique turnkey curriculum that has been used for over 30 years, as well as proven systems including sales conversion, marketing, tutor recruitment, and teaching systems.

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Academy for Mathematics & English

Widely recognized as “The Math Tutoring Specialist,” the Academy for Mathematics & English has perfected their teaching system for over 30 years. As over 10,000+ students can attest, the Academy’s custom-tailored programs in English, math, reading, chemistry, and physics reliably and reproducibly improve students’ grades on average between 1 & 2.5 full grade levels in just six months (i.e. 2X to 5X faster than in a typical school classroom).

Franchisees with Academy for Mathematics & English join 40 tutoring centres spread across Canada. They will reap rewards including a turnkey teaching, marketing, advertising, sales, and operating system, and easily accessible online and in-person support to help drive the success of their students and business. 

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Aloha Mind Math Canada

Created in Malaysia and available in 33 countries, ALOHA MIND MATH caters to children aged five to 13 years old. Using a Complete Brain Development program, students learn how to improve their memory, practice clear thinking, and focus on listening skills while using fun and exciting brain exercise activities and games. 

Franchisees with ALOHA can use their entrepreneurial spirit and passion for education to join a low-cost investment while earning the opportunity to help empower young minds in their community. They will also benefit from having territorial exclusivity, ongoing operational support, technical and marketing training, and franchise management software, among much more.

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Angus Valley Montessori Schools

At Angus Valley Montessori Schools, children aged six months to six years receive superior childcare, inspiring learning opportunities, and customized building environments. Their nutritional lunch menus are prepared daily and overseen by an Executive Chef. Leaders use a balanced approach of social, emotional, language, and cognitive development training to nurture and prepare students for life.

Franchising with Angus Valley Montessori Schools offers rewarding and supportive business assistance from day one. The growing network of thriving franchisees has access to curriculum planning, operational and educational support, strategic supply arrangement with Longo’s and Grocery Gateway, extracurricular and summer camp programs, and a license in Child Care and Early Years, among many more exciting opportunities. Each school location will have a custom-designed building that enriches the child’s experience and supports Montessori teaching methods and materials.

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Beyond the Classroom

Highly trained tutors are the core to Beyond the Classroom, a tutoring organization that aims to boost the confidence of students in grades JK to 12. Teaching is administered using three core values: being child-centred while forming a strong relationship, respecting family life through flexible scheduling, and creating a connection between tutor and student.

Franchisees can blend their teaching experience and strong passion for at-home learning by joining the Beyond the Classroom tutoring business. They’re offered customized training, support, and tools to grow the business, and the opportunity to join a team of successful business owners who thrive in their ability to provide exceptional customer service to students and parents.

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CEFA Early Learning

With more than 20 years of knowledge, CEFA Early Learning is a private education franchise available to children aged one to five. Schools are spread all over Canada and teachers focus on developing children academically, physically, and socially using the CEFA Enriched Curriculum taught by CEFA Certified Teachers.

CEFA Early Learning franchisees will find that there are a variety of reasons to join the business, including revenue retention and predictability, franchise partner support and management, location scouting service, and the growth track assurance system. There are several available markets in Canada, including Ontario, British Columbia, and Alberta, with room for immediate development and growth.

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Eye Level Learning Centres

Eye Level Learning Centres comes with more than 40 years in business and offers self-directed learning opportunities for children while nurturing critical thinkers and problem solvers in their lifelong pursuit of knowledge. Using advanced and effective teaching methods creates a fun and exciting environment that has helped more than two million students worldwide to excel in math and language academics.

Franchisees who value quality education and financial success will find comfort with joining Eye Level Learning Centres as profit, stability, and fulfillment are key values. Plus, franchisees can look forward to regular meetings that create a sense of belonging and family, the Eye Level Excellent Awards, and a knowledgeable community packed with innovative ideas.

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Inspiration Learning Center

Inspiration Learning Center was founded in 2003 and has expanded to 17 learning centres across Canada and internationally. It’s more than just a tutoring company, as a licensed private school that offers high school students the chance to earn credits towards their Secondary School Diploma. The centre uses a combination of Eastern and Western teaching methods to enrich the brains of young students.

Franchisees with Inspiration Learning Center are offered four pillars of income potential: professional tutoring services by educated and experienced teachers, educational consultations covering educational and extracurricular planning, the opportunity to open a private high school, and retail programs selling books and work sheets to students.

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Kumon Math and Reading Centres

Over the last 60 years, Kumon Math and Reading Centres has become one of the largest and best-established franchisors in the supplemental education industry. With locations in over 50 countries, educators have utilized the Kumon method of learning to help more than 16 million students improve their self-learning abilities regardless of age or ability.

Kumon is the fourth-largest franchise worldwide and offers franchisees continuous training and support that begins from day one. With low start-up costs, a $1,000 initial franchise fee, and various incentives, Kumon will provide you with the tools and resources to help the business grow and succeed.

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Level Up Learning Center

Raising the bar on STEM education is at the forefront of Level Up Learning Center’s goals where students are taught real skills and motivation needed to succeed in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Level Up features international tech camps for kids where they’re taught technology and computer science in fun and engaging ways.

At Level Up Learning Center, franchisees make up a community of passionate and engaging campus owners. They are offered the opportunity to make a significant and long-lasting impact on their communities by bringing education, confidence, and academic success to the students, families, and schools around them.

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Megamind Learning Centre

Megamind Learning Centre is a unique after-school education franchise that offers the Abacus Mental Math Program, individualized tutoring programs for students of all grades matched to provincial requirements, and private high school credit courses under one roof.

Franchisees with Megamind Learning Centre invest in a multi-billion-dollar industry that continues to boom. Franchise owners build their business on a solid educational foundation with abundant training and support, and benefit from a variety of programs available for students. They are looking for forward-thinking entrepreneurs who are excited about having an impact on their community and the education of children by running a business which inspires kids and develops their self-esteem as learners to propel them further beyond their current capabilities.

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Oxford Learning® Centres

Whether in an Oxford Learning® Centre or through its online program, Virtual Table™, Oxford Learning’s programs work toward changing the way students process, interpret, and organize information. It’s called cognitive learning.

Oxford Learning® is celebrating multiple 2020 awards from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), including Franchisees’ Choice Designation, Franchisee of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award for its founder, and Hall of Fame Award. Proudly Canadian, Oxford Learning® has been helping students for over 36 years and is looking for franchisees who want to make a living that makes a difference with a recognized leader in supplemental education.

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Sandler Training Canada

Sandler Training Canada is an organization known globally for Sales and Management coaching that’s catered towards individuals with a passion for sales. The program is perfect for those looking for an opportunity to control their income and leave their corporate life behind while making a difference in people’s lives.

The more than 300 franchisees at Sandler Training Canada are part of an elite group of business leaders and a multi-award-winning global network. Franchisees can look forward to perks including high margins, a successful business model that has produced millionaires, a recurring income stream, and training in leadership, management, and customer service.

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Scholars Education Centre

At Scholars Education Centre, students are offered tutoring and supplemental education from individualized tutoring programs that maximize their academic success and build confidence in their skills. Tutoring and mentoring is offered to students of all ages and grades, and in all subject areas to help them achieve ‘Results That Matter.’  

Franchisees with Scholars Education Centre are offered support from head office every step of the way. This begins with a pre-opening training package, followed by exercises and workshops, and more on-site, follow-up, and ongoing training as business gets underway. Becoming a franchisee means joining a multi-billion-dollar industry with no background experience in teaching required.

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Steamoji is a maker academy for kids that trains builders, makers, inventors, and entrepreneurs. A growing number of parents see STEAM subjects (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) as being critically important to help prepare their children for the careers of their future, but schools remain more focused on traditional studies. 

Some of the benefits of franchising with Steamoji include their 400-Hour Build to Solve curriculum and gamification elements to keep kids engaged while parents see progress through backend IT systems, an optimized brand system, and a priority on brand development. Steamoji’s 400-Hour Build to Solve curriculum is designed to fill the gap in STEAM subjects in a structured and reinforcing fashion across five subject pathways: fabrication, physical computing, engineering, digital arts and applied design.

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The Seasons Art Class

The Seasons Art Class originated in the United Kingdom where it provides educational art lessons to adults from all walks of life. Instructors offer a relaxed and happy environment to complement their friendly and easy-to-follow lessons that create a community of budding artists. Modules covered during the lessons include drawing, oil pastels, watercolours, and acrylics.

Franchising with The Seasons Art Class means joining a community of like-minded individuals with a passion for growing their artistic skills at a comfortable pace. The positive and rewarding environment keeps students eager to attend while sharing their talents with new friends and supportive instructors.

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Tutor Doctor

Tutor Doctor makes learning a fun and rewarding experience for students by providing educational building blocks needed to succeed. Specializing in science, English, languages, math, and test prep, tutoring services are available to students of all ages, levels, and subjects. There are also a variety of tutoring programs for high school students, adults, university and college students, and homeschooling.

Franchisees with Tutor Doctor earn a great income while making a difference in their community. Owners operate a white-collar, home-based business through managing a network of tutors and benefit greatly from a one-to-one tutoring model that eliminates the need for high overheard costs that come from traditional brick and mortar businesses.

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UCMAS Mental Math

UCMAS Mental Math is a globally recognized and scientifically proven development program for children aged 4-13 years that’s based on Mental Math and Abacus learning techniques. Their innovative program was developed by specialists including development experts and child psychologists to leverage educational trends and maintain a world-class quality Abacus Math program for students across Canada.

Franchisees with UCMAS can benefit from perks including low initial investment and operating expenses, the ability to work full or part-time, an easy-to-operate system, a proven business model to maximize revenue, and an established and exclusive educational methodology. Previous educational industry experience is not required, and franchisees will join a recession-resistant sector.

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Under the GUI Academy

Under the GUI Academy is a private Canadian educational group specializing in STEM for students in grades 1-12. They adhere to the STEM philosophy by integrating subjects through app development, technology, digital media, and real-life skills. Students are inspired to think critically and innovatively and can take full autonomy of their learning as they master their technology abilities. 

Joining Under the GUI Academy as a franchisee is a great opportunity for educators looking to hone their passion for education while earning additional income. UTG centres are only open during after-school hours, making it the perfect fit for teachers looking for an exciting side gig.

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