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Canada Course for Education Agents

Global Affairs Canada is pleased to have been associated with the Canada Course for Education Agents (Canada Course) and appreciates that Languages Canada and the Canadian Association of Public Schools – International (CAPS-I) have agreed to provide an replacement  course, in collaboration with the Canadian Consortium for International Education (CCIE) and ICEF, to further professional standards in education advising. Global Affairs Canada wishes them all the best in pursuing this endeavour and trusts that they will continue to support agents by ensuring continuity in the provision with better knowledge, broader resources, commitment to excellence, and a sound understanding of the systems of education in Canada.

Please note that, as of February 1, 2017, Global Affairs Canada will no longer be involved in any way with the Canada Course for Education Agents.

Affaires mondiales Canada est heureux d’avoir été associé au Cours sur le Canada pour les agents en éducation (Cours sur le Canada) et apprécie que Langues Canada et l’Association canadienne des écoles publiques – International (ACEP-I) aient accepté de de remplacer ce cours en collaboration avec le Consortium canadien pour l’éducation internationale (CCEI) et l’ICEF, afin de faire progresser les normes professionnelles relatives à la formulation de conseils en matière d’éducation. Affaires mondiales Canada leur souhaite beaucoup de succès dans cette entreprise et a confiance qu’ils continueront de soutenir les agents en assurant le maintien de l’amélioration des connaissances, de l’enrichissement des ressources, de l’engagement envers l’excellence et de la bonne compréhension des systèmes d’éducation canadiens.

Veuillez noter qu’à partir du 1er février 2017, Affaires mondiales Canada ne participera plus d’aucune façon au Cours sur le Canada pour les agents en éducation.

The Canada Course provides education agents with

  • An understanding of why Canada is one of the top study destinations in the world
  • An overview of the study options available in Canada, including examples of flexibility within the higher education system between programs and institutions
  • Information about how to apply to study, as well as costs and scholarships
  • Tips about how to best prepare for living and studying in Canada
  • Notification upon successful completion of an exam

The Canada Course provides the education agent with a general foundation in the education systems and processes in Canada as they apply to international students; for information on the rules and processes of specific education institutions in Canada, agents will have to conduct their own research and make direct contact. The Canada Course includes a helpful list of resources at the end of each section for the agent’s personal use.

The Canada Course is free and is delivered in a self-paced modular format.

The Canada Course is intended for education agents but is open to anyone who would like to register and gain access to the comprehensive content describing education options in Canada. A fee is only applied for education agents wishing to take the examination during announced exam dates.

All education agents should be aware of Citizenship and Immigration Canada Bill C-35.

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