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Vancouver Island’s Education Sector

This economic sector reflects all levels of education – primary, secondary and post-secondary – as well as specialized instruction. The majority of employees in the education industry work in the public sector. More and more international students are choosing to study on Vancouver Island and International student enrolment continues to be an important factor in the growth in Vancouver Island’s Education sector. The Education sector supports students to develop the knowledge and skills required to become productive members of a vibrant and diverse Island economy.

Learn more about education on Vancouver Island, including where to find institutions, schools, and programs.

Learn more about what VIEA is doing to retain talent on Vancouver Island.

For detailed information on this sector including enrollments, employment, wages, and the number of businesses in this sector, consult recent editions of VIEA’s State of the Island Economic Report or view our interactive Economic Map.