Education is a provincial responsibility under the Canadian constitution, which means there are significant differences between the education systems of the different provinces
The education system in Canada encompasses
Public-funded universities: Universities are generally Public funded, provides courses ranging from Degree to P.HD and research based
Private community colleges/ technical institutes, career college’s universities and university colleges give diplomas which is skill based or Job oriented, that leads to bachelors in Universities with appropriate transfer of credits.
175 post-secondary institutions which are members of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) are officially known by a range of titles, including Community College/ College / Technical Institute/ University College, and Cégep.
Public and private institutions. They may be “recognized,” “authorized,” “registered,” or “licensed” by government, or they may not be regulated in any way. All public and private “recognized” and “authorized” postsecondary institutions in Canada have been given the authority to grant academic credentials by their provincial or territorial governments through charters or legislation that ensures or enables mechanisms for institutional and program quality.
Colleges in Canada
- Lawrence College
- Northern Lights College
- College of the Rockies
- Parkland College