Learn about education in Canada
In Canada, it’s the law that children get an education. It’s the parent’s responsibility to make sure children get enrolled in and attend school. Depending on where you live, there are many schooling options to choose from. There are also different ways to get involved in those communities. This is because each province and territory runs its own school system.
Each system is similar, but there are some important differences. The difference reflect the priorities of that provincial or territorial government.
Canada doesn’t have a federal department or national system of education.
How Canada’s school system works, the support available for different learning situations, common activities and events, transportation, and more.
When children start and finish school, how to enrol them in school, and education for adults.
How to enrol your child in the school system or apply for post-secondary education
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