Somerset Achieves Prestigious STEM Certification

The Independent and Private School Forum Congratulates Somerset Academy on Achieving STEM Certification through COGNIA

[Toronto, Canada] – The Independent and Private School Forum ( is proud to announce that one of its member schools, Somerset Academy, has received STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) certification through COGNIA, a leading agency that provides accreditation and certification services to educational institutions.. The Forum congratulates Somerset Academy on this outstanding achievement.

Somerset Academy has always been committed to providing a well-rounded education that prepares students for the challenges of the future. Their STEM program has been emblematic of its commitment to providing students with future-ready skills and experiences. At Somerset Academy, a variety of clubs, activities and STEM learning opportunities are offered. Students are encouraged to explore these topics with a commitment to scientific investigation and creativity.  

To achieve this certification, Somerset Academy underwent a rigorous certification inspection process that included an on-site visit by COGNIA representatives. The evaluation team reviewed the school’s curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices in STEM subjects, and interviewed faculty, staff, and students to gain a deeper understanding of the school’s approach to STEM education.

“We are delighted to have received STEM certification through COGNIA,” said Katherine Kwok, Director of Somerset Academy. “This certification reflects our school’s commitment to providing a top-quality education in STEM fields, and we are proud to have our efforts recognized by COGNIA.”

Somerset Academy is now among a select group of schools that have achieved STEM certification through COGNIA. The Independent and Private School Forum commends Somerset Academy on this significant achievement and looks forward to continuing to support the school in its mission to provide a world-class education to its students.

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