Tamwood is now officially part of the ILAC Education Group in Canada. With campuses in Toronto, Vancouver and Whistler, Tamwood offers a wide range of award-winning programs including ESL, career college, junior camps and work and travel.
“The partnership brings together two of the best brands in our industry, giving our students and agents more quality choices than ever before,” says John DeFranco, CEO of ILAC. “We will continue to build upon the strong Tamwood brand as we look for opportunities to accelerate growth utilizing our combined sales, marketing and operational resources.”
Matt Collingwood and Tamsin Plaxton, Tamwood’s co-founders, are respected industry leaders, each with over 25 years of experience. Along with the Tamwood team, they have built a powerful brand focused on impactful student outcomes and exceptional student experiences.
“Tamwood is very excited to be joining the ILAC family,” says Matt Collingwood. “The union will allow the Tamwood brand to offer even more opportunities for students and agents, including ESL, summer camps, work and study and pathways into public colleges.”
Matt will be joining the ILAC leadership team as President of Tamwood and ILAC International College.
“Since its inception, Tamwood has been focused on driving innovation, delivering high quality programs and providing exceptional customer service,” says Tamsin Plaxton. “We are excited that these core values will continue as part of the ILAC Education Group.”
Tamsin will work as a strategic advisor to the ILAC Education Group and continue to be a brand champion.
“The partnership will provide both ILAC and Tamwood faculty and staff with additional career and developmental opportunities as we look to expand programs and services,” says DeFranco.