2. The purpose of preschool education services is to promote the overall development of children by helping them to acquire the attitudes and competencies that will facilitate their success as students and as individuals and by enabling them to integrate gradually into society.
The purpose of elementary instructional services is to promote the overall development of students and their integration into society through basic learning, which will contribute to the progressive development of their autonomy and will prepare them for the level of learning required in secondary school.
The purpose of secondary instructional services is to further the overall development of students, to foster their social integration and to help them determine personal and career goals. The services complement and reinforce the basic education received by students so that they may obtain a Secondary School Diploma or other occupational qualifications and, as the case may be, pursue postsecondary studies.