Education and training

Learn about Ontario's early years, education and training systems. Includes information on child care, elementary schools, secondary schools, colleges, universities, skills training and financial aid.

Kindergarten to grade 12

Full-day kindergarten

Learn more about full-day kindergarten and other learning programs for 4- and 5-year-olds.

School curriculum

The subjects taught in our elementary and secondary schools and the achievements expected from students.

School year calendar

Key dates in the school year.

Student success program

Programs that help high school students earn credits, gain special skills and plan for life after graduation.

Child care

Find out more about child care, including what programs are available, how to get funding and how to know if a program is licensed.

College or university

Study in Ontario

Attend one of Ontario's 20 public universities, 24 colleges or 600+ registered private career campuses.

International students

Information for international students who want to attend college or university in Ontario.

Transfer credits

Learn how to transfer credits between schools in Ontario's postsecondary system.

Study abroad

What you need to know if you live in Ontario and want to attend college or university outside of Canada.

Financial aid


How to get help paying for your college or university education.

30% off tuition

How you can get some of your college or university tuition costs back.



Information to help you get started in the skilled trades.

Adult learning

Programs for adults looking to upgrade their skills or go back to school.

Second Career

Skills training and financial support to help laid-off workers find work in high-demand occupations.

Bridge training

How skilled newcomers can get licenses or certificates to work in the occupations they were trained for.

Ministry of Education

Oversees elementary and secondary school education.

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Oversees postsecondary education and skills training.