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Regardless of whether you are a business concerned about available training for your employees or a parent wishing to provide your children with a high-quality education, the education system in Baie-des-Chaleurs offers a wide range of training programs adapted to your needs.

As the only college in Canada to be part of the UNESCO International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (UNEVOC) system, the Cégep de la Gaspésie--Les Îles - Campus de Carleton-sur-Mer is a highly-reputed institution of higher education in the region. It offers five pre-university programs (DEC, arts; literature and media; natural and social science - with maths or not)) and four technical programs (office automation, accounting and management, nursing and delinquency intervention), and receives 250 students annually.  The Cégep of Carleton-sur-Mer enjoys a positive image at both the provincial and national levels through its personalized supervision and innovative teaching.

Group Collégia offers personalized training for individuals and businesses, to meet the needs expressed directly by the community. 

The Commission scolaire René-Lévesque encompasses 38 educational institutions located throughout Baie-des-Chaleurs territory, including the Réseau FAC, which offers adapted training as well as educational support for businesses.  Through its system, the Services éducatifs aux adultes et à la formation professionnelle (CFP), the School Board offers more than twenty vocational training programs every year to over 600 students.

Based in New Carlisle, the Eastern Shores School Board administers English-language schools throughout Eastern Quebec, thus providing access to quality, English-language education. The Eastern Shores School Board also offers a vast array of vocational training programs to youth as well as adults.

The region also possesses a system of public “Centres de la petite enfance“ (CPE - “early childhood centres”) and private daycare centres.  To find a CPE in the location of your choice, please consult this portal’s business directory and enter the keyword “childhood” in the search field. 

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