EDUCATION IN CANADA
As in many other countries, in Canada, there is a secondary and a higher education. The first is obligatory, that is why children from 6 to 16 years old must attend schools in Canada. Most of schools in the country are public. Almost all schools are equipped with modern facilities and high quality sports equipment. According to the results of PISA international testing, Canadian education is at a high level.
Since education is a public sphere, it is financed from the budget of the Canada. This allows each child living in the country to attend school absolutely for free. Most public high schools has a joint form of education for girls and boys. All teachers have bachelor’s degrees and relevant licenses.
Higher education in Canada is similar to the British system. It is characterized by high quality of teaching, close contact between students and teachers, as well as focus on research. Universities across Canada offer affordable prices on education programs, which are significantly lower than in the US or UK.