Rotman School of Management, U of T Partnership

John Polanyi Collegiate Institute will offer students the acclaimed Integrated Thinking I-Think Leadership Program developed by Rotman School of Management Dean, Roger Martin. Roger Martin is the author of the book The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking. More than ever, success in our global economy depends on an ability to wade through ambiguous challenges, managing difficult trade-offs with flexibility and creativity.Read more about Rotman School of Management, U of T Partnership

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The Rotman School of Management actually marks the second  of three major partnerships between JPCI and the University of Toronto.  More importantly is our school name.  John Polanyi is a Nobel Laureate (Chemistry) and one of the world's most respected and honoured scientists as well as a distinguished and active Professor at the University of Toronto. He is also the Founding Chair of the Canadian Pugwash Institute which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996 for their work internationally on nuclear disarmament. Few Canadians have contributed more to advancing science and social justice, or have been more recognized than Dr. Polanyi.

Specialist High Skills Major program

As part of the Specialist High Skills Major program the school will offer in the area of Justice Community and Safety Services a grade 12 Criminology and Forensics major that has been developed with the University of Toronto's Centre for Criminology.

SMR (Science, Math, and Robotics)

The John Polanyi CI SMaR program is a specialized four-year program  which is oriented to students with an interest in Math, Science and Robotics Technology. Students benefit from exposure to enrichment opportunities in the areas of inquiry, design and problem solving which will prepare them for post-secondary opportunities 

Other Innovative Programs

JPCI will also offer a number of additional academic and pathways programs to support student success along with;
a state-of-the-art multimedia lab and technical design studio; 
comprehensive sports facilities including a pool, weight room, and two gyms.

Foods and Environmental Opportunities

Our demonstration cooking classroom is directly linked with our school's professional chefs and caterers.  The widely acclaimed garden is also linked with The North York Harvest Food Bank; located right on site.  Opportunities for cooperative education remain within the building with connections to colleges, universities and community apprenticeships/workplaces.

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Aiman Flahat
Vice Principal(s):
Catherine Chang
Ashraff Khan
School Council Chair(s): 
Ulufa Tahir
Safiya Kulmiye
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