RLA Educational Blog

The official blog for Robert Land Academy

Choosing the right school is a pivotal decision for families. At Robert Land Academy, we offer more than just education; we provide a transformative experience that combines rigorous academics with a structured, military-style environment. Our blog explores how this unique approach shapes young men into leaders, emphasizing discipline, character development, and academic excellence.

Discover why Robert Land Academy is the school of choice for families seeking an environment where their sons can thrive and excel. Join us as we share insights, success stories, and the distinct advantages of our educational philosophy.

More Than Just Education

Choosing the right school is a pivotal decision for families. At Robert Land Academy, we offer more than just education; we provide a transformative experience that combines rigorous academics with a structured, military-style environment. Our blog explores how this unique approach shapes young men into leaders, emphasizing discipline, character development, and academic excellence.

Discover why Robert Land Academy is the school of choice for families seeking an environment where their sons can thrive and excel. Join us as we share insights, success stories, and the distinct advantages of our educational philosophy.

The Benefits of a Values-Based Education

In the fast-paced and ever-changing landscape of education, the focus has shifted beyond the mere acquisition of knowledge. A values-based education stands out as a beacon, emphasizing the development of character, social relationships, service to others, integrity, and accountability. This holistic approach shapes well-rounded individuals and equips individuals with the tools and principles essential for academic success and leading meaningful, ethical, and fulfilling lives.

Education Paths: Military School vs. Public School

Picking the best academic road for your son is one of a parent’s most important choices. The majority of parents choose the public system. While this is certainly a viable option, it is worthwhile to consider a unique alternative – military school.

Why I Chose Robert Land Academy

Parents often navigate a labyrinth of choices in the quest for the right educational environment for their children. Each child has unique needs and challenges, making the search for the perfect school a highly individualized journey. For parents who have chosen Robert Land Academy (RLA), a military boarding school in Ontario, Canada, their decision stems from a belief that RLA offers a transformative experience and can fulfill the needs of their sons.

What is the Admissions Process at a Military School?

Navigating the Military School Admissions Process: A Brief Guide If you’re considering enrolling your child at a boarding school, you […]

Can A Military-Inspired School Help My Son?

Can Military School Help My Son? Exploring the Benefits of a Private Boarding School Environment As a parent, you’re always […]

25 Moments/Events That Define Robert Land Academy

While much of the Academy’s success hinges on providing a predictable daily routine for our students, several special moments and […]

Graduating Student Perspectives

The Academy sat down with its graduating students and asked about their campus experience.  As graduating students enter the next phase of their lives, they shared their unique perspectives on the environment and culture at RLA.

Robert Land Academy Open House

Are you considering a military education for your child? Do you want to provide them with a structured and disciplined […]

Leadership In Canadian Private schools

Today, I had the pleasure of watching an inspiring interview between ILIRPODCAST, ILIR, and a remarkable headmaster of a military [...]

How Schools Can Promote Resilience

Schools play a prominent role in determining students’ resilience.  Students spend a significant portion of their time in or around the classroom.  As a result, schools can be instrumental in providing protective factors and limiting risk factors for their students.

Why Military Schools Are Still Relevant Today

Military schools offer a highly structured and disciplined education that can benefit students in many ways.  But you may wonder, […]

Testimonial: Dr. Deyar Asmaro

An important part of the admissions process is reading testimonials by former and current students, parents, and staff.  Dr. Deyar […]

Factors Affecting Resilience

In the second of a three-part series on Dr. Tatyana Barankin and Dr. Nazilla Khanlou’s work Growing Up Resilient: Ways [...]

Parent’s Perspective: Choosing RLA

Choosing the right boarding school program for your child can be difficult.  Four of our current families open up about […]

The Value of Developing Resilience

The ability to confront and overcome complex challenges is a vital life skill.  While some children and youth struggle to [...]

What are the benefits of a military school?

Adopting a military model permits schools to use a holistic approach to student development.  By educating the whole person, a military school education reaches students’ minds, bodies, and souls, allowing them to reach their academic, physical, and moral potential.

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Testimonials

“As a graduate... I can say with the utmost sincerity this place changed my life and set me on the right direction. Before I went to this school I had no prospects, ambitions, or goals for my future.”
Daniel H.
“The school saved my life. I owe a great deal of my success in life to RLA. The experience I had at the school and all that I learned stay with me...”
Mike M. Former Student
“Very impressed! We were hesitant on sending our son to a private boarding school. We knew he would thrive with structure and routine. This was something we couldn’t give him at home.“
Thomas S. Parent
``I was very thankful my Dad loved me enough to invest in my education, and offer me a chance to turn things around here at RLA... A solid foundation for a solid future.``
James P. Former Student

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