Every year thousands of student make Canada their destination for higher education. The universities in Canada are known for its quality and reputation, and at the same time competitive. The Canadian government spends a lot of money every year for their education systems when compared to other countries.
A diploma or masters in Canada is highly recognized all over the world, the main reason being the rigorous quality check done by the government to maintain its standards. The students who come to Canada has a wide variety of programs to choose, from the 90 universities and 175 colleges. Apart from this, the country is considered as world leaders in the field of computers and information technologies, and excels in the field of telecommunication, aerospace, urban transports, hydroelectric and nuclear power, lasers –electronics, food and beverages, biotechnology etc.
- There is no central federal education system in Canada, the norms and systems are controlled by the provinces and territories where the Canadian universities are situated. Public education is free in Canada up to secondary school, for Canadians in all provinces.
- Each province reflects its explicit regional heritage as there is a significant difference between the education systems of the different provinces in Canada.
- Unlike India, the secondary level education in Canada goes up to 13th grade, the maximum level does not go beyond 12th grade in other countries.
POST SECONDARY EDUCATION IS OFFERED BY FOUR TYPES OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS:
- University Colleges
- Community Colleges/Technical Institutes
- Career Colleges