Through the export of its education products and services, the education industry makes a significant contribution to meeting global skills needs, particularly in emerging economies.
Canada is uniquely equipped to provide knowledge solutions to the world. It has a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce, a national innovation strategy, and one of the highest commitments to education and training opportunities in the world. Furthermore, Canada is a world leader in e-learning, multimedia, interactive and web-enabled education materials.
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) and its partners have developed a number of online resources to assist the Canadian education and training sector to develop and increase export activities:
DFATD works with other federal departments, provincial and territorial governments and marketing agencies, non-governmental organisations and academic and business institutions to advance the Canadian education and training sector internationally.