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Canadian education boasts of high academic standards and rigorous quality controls. Young minds benefit from a public school system that is responsive and world-class. International students prefer higher education here because of the lower tuition rates compared to other countries like the United States and the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more reasons why Canadian academic credentials are highly regarded all over the world.

Quick Facts

  • More than half of the Canadian population have college or university education. This is why Canada continues to rank first in the proportion of college and university graduates among Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries (Statistics Canada, 2016).
  • Manitoba was the first province in Western Canada to establish a university. The University of Manitoba was established in 1877 and granted its first degrees in 1880.
  • Manitoba offers high quality, affordable education and training throughout the province in rural or urban settings by public or private institutions. In 2019, it received a record-breaking number of international students amounting to 18,725 students from 100 countries (Manitoba government news release).

Education Articles by Topic

Newest Education Articles

8 tips to support your kids learning from home

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Are you ready to home school your kids this school year? If you’re among the parents who registered for the… Read more »

Thinking about homeschooling your child? Here’s what you need to know

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Parents who are worried about their children attending in-person schooling this term due to the pandemic (or for any other… Read more »

Affordable skill-building after school programs your kids will love

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You may have noticed that most children in Canada have additional activities outside of school. Some will be part of… Read more »

Plagiarism 101: How to write your papers with honesty and integrity

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It’s so easy to acquire, use, copy or share information today mainly because of the internet. Content is virtually everywhere!… Read more »

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4 effective ways to support your kids adjusting to school

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“They don’t understand me, Mama! They don’t want to play with me.” This is what Fatima’s six-year-old told her when… Read more »

Finding the right school for your child

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For most families, where they take their children to school largely depends on where they live. Children are accepted to… Read more »

7 steps to prepare your child for school

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And just like that, summer is over and it’s back to school! Whether it’s their first time or they’re returning,… Read more »

Top 5 tips for preparing your kids’ school lunches

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Newcomer parents may be wondering what types of food are allowed and if it would it be ok for their… Read more »

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Idiom Set: School & Learning

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In this idioms set you’ll find Canadian idioms relating to back-to-school, reading and learning. Click on each lesson for cool… Read more »


An apple and a stack of textbooks

Are you or your child involved in the education system in Manitoba? This course contains workshops designed for students of… Read more »

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