Education

Primary and Secondary School Boards

Elgin County is committed to providing first-rate education to anyone who lives or works in the County. Local primary and secondary school boards offer a full range of programs and educational experiences, and graduates consistently go on to enter college and university programs.

The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB)

The Thames Valley District School Board is one of the largest public boards in Ontario, spanning over 7,000 square kilometres and providing elementary and secondary public education services to families in the following three areas:
 
  • London
  • St. Thomas
  • Counties of Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin
For more information, please visit the Thames Valley District School Board website
 

The London District Catholic School Board

The London District Catholic School Board provides education for Separate Catholic Schools with a complete academic program in an environment that integrates the following into all aspects of the curriculum:
 
  • Learning
  • Religious instruction
  • Catholic values
  • Spiritual formation
  • The schools in the London District Catholic School Board have strong links to local parishes.
 
For more information, please visit the London District Catholic School Board  website.

Post-Secondary Education

Elgin County has ready access to excellent post-secondary education, improving the lives of residents, strengthening the local economic base and providing a skilled workforce to the companies operating in Elgin County.

Residents of Elgin County do not have to travel far to study and upgrade skills in the areas of technology, trades, health care, computers and business.

Fanshawe College - Elgin County Campus

Fanshawe College has served the training and educational needs of Elgin County since 1969. They provide diploma and certificate programs in:
 
  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social services
  • A host of other disciplines
For more information, please visit the Fanshawe College website.
 

University of Western Ontario

The University of Western Ontario is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities and students can choose from a variety of fields such as:
 
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Law
  • Health care (medicine and dentistry)
The University of Western Ontario is located approximately 32 km from Elgin County.
 
For more information, please visit the University of Western Ontario  website
 

Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board

The Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board is an independent not-for-profit organization sponsored by the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU). This organization is led by volunteer Board Members who have demonstrated an interest in employment and training issues in their communities and include representatives of business, labour, educators/trainers, francophone, people with disabilities and visible minorities.