Additionally, though not officially bilingual, Ontario nonetheless organizes provincial education into four distinct school systems, along language (English ad French) and religious (secular or Catholic) lines, offering parents from many backgrounds and traditions a variety of schooling options.
GENERAL EDUCATION FACTS
Education in Ontario runs from Kindergarten (Year 0) to Grade 12.
Ontario is unique in Canada for dividing its school system into four distinct sub-systems:
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION FACTS
In Canada, there are basically four types of post-secondary educational institution:
The federal government, however, still offers a variety of funding options to individuals and universities for research, student financial aid, and for various scholarships.
ONTARIO OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGHER LEARNING
The University of Toronto is one of Canada’s top 3 universities.
The Ontario School of Art and Design is one of Canada’s top 3 design schools, and offers an internationally renowned group of media, plastic and visual arts programs, as well as extensive international placement and exchange programs.
The Royal Military College of Canada, one of two universities in Kingston, is Canada’s military officer academy. Aside from officer training, education focuses on the applied sciences, natural and social history, and military history.