Learn about how we are keeping students and staff safe at school during the 2021-22 school year.

Students, teachers and school staff attending in-person learning need to check for symptoms of illness every day before going to school.

Your child’s education journey

Early years learning

The focus in these years is to build strong foundations that are central to your child’s learning and growth.

 

Elementary school

The focus in these years is on developing strong literacy, math, science and social studies skills that build a base for all academic achievement.

 

High school

The focus in these years is to help your child narrow down their interests, support their unique needs for learning and prepare them for graduation and beyond.

 

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Support learning at home

Help your child develop their skills and support their learning through everyday games and activities.

Help your teen explore careers

Find out how your teen can get a jump-start in high school on a career that matches their interests while earning credits for their diploma.

Math Strategy

Ontario has a new four-year math strategy to ensure students have a strong understanding of math fundamentals and how to apply them.

Financial literacy

Students in grades 4-12 learn about financial literacy to build their understanding of personal finances, the local and global economy and the impact of their choices as consumers.

Vision for Education

Our vision, Education for Tomorrow, is focused on modernizing classrooms and learning to better prepare students for the future.

Education week

Each year, Ontario schools celebrate Education Week during the first week of May. It is an opportunity for students, teachers and families to celebrate teaching excellence and student achievement.

This year, Education Week takes place from May 2 to 6, 2022 and the theme is Moving Forward. It is to recognize our collective efforts in supporting student achievement as part of Ontario’s Learning Recovery Action Plan. 

Learning across the province

  • 460,000
    licensed child care spaces
  • 2 million
    students (kindergarten-Grade 12) in almost 5,000 publicly funded schools
  • 635,000
    full-time spaces in 44 publicly funded colleges and universities

Student achievement

sources: *Ministry of Education, **Statistics Canada