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The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Canada is a top-performing country in providing quality education. In 2010, Canada welcomed over 100,000 international students1 from around the world, representing 7.5% of all students in tertiary programs across Canada.

According to the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Canada ranks as one of the strongest among OECD countries in students' skills at the elementary-secondary level.

At the postsecondary level, Canada ranks first among OECD countries in the proportion of adults with the equivalent of college and university education.

Our education systems will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and qualifications needed in today's global labour market.

1. Canadian Education Statistics Council, Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective, 2013.

Quality Assurance in Education

Each provincial and territorial education system has put quality assurance mechanisms in place to ensure high-quality education for students.

Read more information on quality assurance in education in Canada.


Imagine Education au/in Canada

A joint initiative of the provinces and territories, through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), and Global Affairs Canada, the Imagine Education au/in Canada brand establishes Canada and its provinces and territories as a preferred world-class destination for international students.

You can meet other international students who have chosen Canada as their study destination and learn about Imagine Education au/in Canada.