Education funding in all Canadian provinces has been under extreme pressure in recent years.
Manitoba school divisions are looking at alternative funding arrangements; and several urban and rural school divisions have established International Education departments to encourage international students to attend their primary and secondary schools.
International students attending secondary schools in Manitoba provide economic and non-economic benefits to schools, students, the community and the economy.
Educational opportunities for international students are found in several countries around the world, including the United States, England, Australia and Germany.
Manitoba and other Canadian provinces are working with international students and their governments to bring Canadian education to developing countries and other nations.
The Manitoba curriculum for public schools has been adopted by two schools in China and one school in Thailand.
The World Education Market (WEM) is an estimated trillion-dollar industry that provides both domestic and global opportunities.
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