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Wawa offers quality educational resources for children, youth and adult learners. There are Catholic and public schools from Kindergarten to Grade 12, in both English and French. Nearby in Dubreuilville, residents have access to two French-language schools. École St-Joseph offers a Kindergarten to grade 8. High school students can study at École secondaire l’Orée des Bois.. In addition, there are numerous options for adult learning and early childhood development.

North Algoma Literacy Coalition is an adult educational resource for those seeking to improve basic reading, writing, math, and computer literacy skills. Students can also work on their own goals for employment, further education and training or everyday living skills.  Support is also available for those seeking help to improve their English language skills. 

Contact North offers Northern Ontario a link to over 200 courses and 80 part-time and full-time programs offered by 13 Ontario colleges and universities, as well as literacy organizations. Courses are provided through Audio-conference or Video-conference at 2 locations in Wawa.  Levels of education include post-secondary, college and university, with end results varying from high school GED through to Master’s Degrees.  Various certificate programs are accessible periodically, offering instruction directed to upgrading skills or employment requirements.

The Confederation College Wawa Campus offers a wide variety of programs to meet the education and training needs of the Superior East Region.

Our programs range from full-time postsecondary diploma programs, full-time and part-time certificate programs, continuing education courses, general interest courses and other education training opportunities.


Superior Children’s Centre is a non-profit organization that offers a number of child care programs in both English and French. Licensed child care programs include:

  • Preschool Program
  • Toddler Program
  • Infant Care
  • Flexicare
  • English Nursery School
  • School Readiness
  • French Nursery School
  • Before & After School Program
  • Summer Fun Program
  • Home Child Care


Best Start Hub offers a mix of services to families including early learning, literacy and play programs. Parents can borrow a wide range of resources and participate in workshops. Early Years Centres are staffed with child development and early years professionals who deliver programs and support to parents and caregivers. Services include:

  • Outreach programs
  • Workshops
  • Parent Education/Resources
  • School Readiness
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