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New to Canada?

Welcome to the TDSB! The Toronto District School Board is a diverse board, and we welcome thousands of new students – of all ages – into our schools each year. 

Please carefully consider the information below if you are: 

  • New to Canada
  • New to Ontario from other Canadian provinces or territories
  • Returning to Ontario after six months or more
  • Previously homeschooled

Students in elementary and high school will learn about other diverse cultures, gain new perspectives and meet new friends while engaging in multiple learning opportunities. We offer a number of mentorship programs and our staff are always willing to offer guidance and support. Please click here for more information. 

For more information about enrolling your child/ward in elementary or high school please click here for steps on how to register and further information about course options

For adult newcomers, we offer employment services and career planning, skills development, apprenticeship training, language instruction and enhanced and specialised language training.


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