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One of the most alluring features of online education in Canada is the time factor. Let's face it – single parents often find that their time is quite limited to start with. Since there is only one parent in the home that one parent must earn the money and then come home and be the cook, chauffeur, entertainer, homework helper, and more. There's not much time for anything else and quitting the job to go back to school is not usually an option. An online education can be completed where ever the time exists though. If you can put in an hour of work everyday after the children have been put to bed you'll be well on your way to a solid education in the field of your choice. Or, you may be able to find several hours of time that you can work on weekends. But where you find the time is up to you, not the educational program.
Single parents will also find that online courses allow them more overall time to complete their studies. Rather than going to classes every day at a certain time, those who are enrolled have more time to complete assignments and finish their education. A six month diploma course may be completed over two years, for example, and that gives you time to do it at your own pace.
The ability to work from the place that is most convenient is often very attractive for single parents, as well. Anyone with Internet access can work from home and retrieve all of the materials they need with their computer. If you have a laptop with wireless Internet you really can work on your online education from almost anywhere. Take your studies to the coffee shop or the park. Bring your work with you if you go out of town or work on your studies while taking your lunch at work. Online education makes it easy to continue living your life and give your education the attention it deserves.
There are many options for online education in Canada and there are many different fields that you can enter. Get a diploma administration, the medical field, the legal field, or something to do with computers. With the many options that are open to you there's no reason not to pursue your dreams!