Course description

This course will provide a brief overview of the history and current set-up of the Ontario educational system from the pre-school to post-graduate levels and the associated credentials. The Ministry and associated legislation will be discussed. The course will explore the impact on domestic student expectations and potential surprises for immigrant and international learners and educators.

Course details

Hours: 6
Credits: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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This course is part of the following micro-credential(s):


Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery