Education

Local School Boards

Brantford and area is home to three school boards within its jurisdiction: Grand Erie District School Board(GEDSB), Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board (BHNCDSB), and Le Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique. Collectively, these Boards offer both english and french language education programs in various schools throughout the community.

Grand Erie District School Board Information

  • GEDSB Enrolment Statistics (PDF)
  • GEDSB School Locations Map (PDF)
  • Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board Information

  • BHNCDSB Enrolment Statistics (PDF)
  • BHNCDSB School Directory (PDF)

    Post Secondary Schools

    The City of Brantford is proud to be home to four post-secondary institutions.

    Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is the newest addition to downtown Brantford’s growing ‘academic district.’ Consistently ranked among the very best of Ontario’s colleges for student, graduate and employer satisfaction as well as graduate employment, Conestoga provides a full range of education and training programs for approximately 55,000 students each year at campuses and training centres in Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, Cambridge, Stratford, Ingersoll and Brantford.

    Click to access Conestoga’s website for course requirements and details.

    Wilfrid Laurier Brantford has enjoyed continued growth and success since first opening its doors in Brantford in 1999. The campus has grown from having 39 students and only two full-time facility members to educating over 3,100 students in 2017. Laurier's main building is the beautifully restored Carnegie Library, and the university offers a range of courses from traditional to innovative disciplines. Vibrant university life is enhanced with the campus located in the heart of downtown Brantford, close to many funky coffee shops and other unique places that offer a range of culinary and entertainment delights.

    Click to access Wilfrid Laurier's website and see for yourself how much the Brantford campus has to offer.

    McMaster University and the Brant Community Healthcare System opened a new education campus for medical residents and other health care learners at the Brantford General Hospital. The newly renovated space, in the D Wing of the Terrance Hill Street facility, is called the Grand Erie Six Nations Clinical Education Campus — Brantford Centre. The 10,000-square-foot space includes classrooms, offices, lounges and "call rooms" or living space for medical residents on duty. The new campus will be home base for medical students and residents of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and other McMaster healthcare program students learning at the Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS).
  • Click to access the McMaster University website for more details.