Education in Ontario

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Who We Are

We are the ministry that administers the system of publicly funded elementary and secondary school education in Ontario.


The Next Phase in Ontario's Education Strategy

We are proud of what we have accomplished, but now it's time to take Ontario's education system from great to excellent!

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Education Facts

For detailed information on schools and school boards; education funding; number of teachers, administrators and enrolment.

Other Education Facts

Results-Based Plan

A document outlining the ministry's vision, mission, key priorities and previous-year results.

Ministry of Education Fourth Quarter Investments

The Fourth Quarter Investments included in the 2008 Budget reflect the priorities of the government's five-point economic plan to invest in skills and knowledge, enhance Ontario's competitiveness, strengthen the environment for innovation, invest in infrastructure and form key partnerships to strengthen Ontario's industries.

Accessibility Plan

Learn how the Ministry is meeting its obligation to make it possible for Ontarians with disabilities to obtain information and service from the ministry, and contributing to building an accessible province by 2025.

Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO)

The Minister of Education sets policy for student assessment, which is then carried out by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), an arms-length agency providing parents, teachers and the public accurate and reliable information about student achievement