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Languages Canada is Canada’s national language education association representing more than 220 private and public members that offer accredited English and French programs. Read more about Languages Canada...


  • We represent more than 220 language education programs across Canada.
  • We represent more than 130 study locations across Canada.
  • Our members offer accredited English and French programs from both the public and private sectors.
  • In 2015, our accredited language programs generated $1.5 billion in export revenue for the Canadian economy.

Our close collaboration with Brazil’s Languages without Borders program and long standing presence in Brazil aims to support the growth of our two countries and of language as a fundamental aspect of the internationalization of education and the workforce. 



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  • Oct 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

    OTTAWA, October 20, 2016 - This week, Languages Canada Executive Director, Gonzalo Peralta, spoke to UK-based publication, StudyTravel Magazine, about the association's activities, government lobbying and market trends. He commented on the association’s efforts to ensure that Canada remains competitive compared to other language learning destinations, the results from the 2015 LC Annual Survey to members and the upcoming trade missions for 2016-17. He concludes by saying that without a pan-Canadian approach to international education, student numbers will decline.

  • Oct 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

    OTTAWA, October 19, 2016 - Languages Canada is pleased to be able to share with you a study on international education in Canada, commissioned by Global Affairs Canada and released on October 19, 2016. The study, conducted by Roslyn Kunin and Associates (RKA), assesses the economic impact of international students studying in Canada. The sections titled “Languages Canada Short Term Students” were based on numbers provided by Languages Canada thanks to our annual survey of member programs.  

  • Oct 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

    OTTAWA, October 3, 2016- The Annual Canadian Premier International Education Awards (CPIEAs), which celebrate those who have an impact on international education, took place on the evening of September 22, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario. Languages Canada was recognized specifically for its efforts to represent its 220 members who generate $1.5 billion in export revenue for the economy, for supporting Syrian refugees with 15,500 donated study weeks from members, and for showcasing Canada as the top destination for English and French language education.

    Our Executive Director, Gonzalo Peralta, was joined by 110 international education industry leaders and delegates from Canada and around the world at the CPIEA Gala and was presented with this prestigious award. Mr. Peralta was recognized on behalf of Languages Canada in the Educational Association category.


  • start Feb 26, 2017 - end Mar 1, 2017
    Join hundreds of delegates in beautiful Quebec City from February 26th to March 1st as we explore emerging trends and identify opportunities for the Canadian language education sector. Our conference provides the opportunity to come together to hear the voices of our valued member programs. Several ground-breaking workshops, led by leaders from both public and private sectors, will explore relevant themes and issues for a maturing sector in 2017. All key areas of the language education sector will be explored !