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This toolkit was envisioned by the education and provincial-territorial labour market Ministers
at the Skills for the Future Symposium in July 2014, held in a response to a request from premiers
through the Council of the Federation. The toolkit is an opportunity for sharing promising practices
amongst provinces and territories and with the many stakeholders leading and supporting our
education, training and employment programs.
The joint declaration offers three principles to guide work on the alignment of education and skills training and labour-market needs and proposes specific pan-Canadian activities.
While Aboriginal peoples represent Canada's fastest-growing population, their education and employment outcomes lag significantly behind the rest of the population. This literature review examines the challenges faced by Aboriginal youth in completing their education and the factors that impede or foster their successful transition from school to work.
The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council (CESC), a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to provide a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada. This fact sheet reports on postsecondary enrolment and graduation.
Education in Canada is a document prepared and updated periodically by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), that gives a current pan-Canadian overview of education. Its content is based on information compiled from Canada's 13 jurisdictions and deals with topics such as: governance, funding, education systems, language, teaching, public and private schools, pre-elementary/elementary/secondary/postsecondary institutions, statistics, attendance, regional differences, university degrees/college diplomas, vocational training, adult education, technology and education, Aboriginal education, the role of CMEC, and ministerial priorities for education. This document is used for general reference and is often included as an appendix to country reports on education topics.
This report brings forward the key points of discussion at the meeting, as well as summaries of the presentations on the themes "Skills for Tomorrow" and "Quality and Equity," including a presentation from Canada.
The Country Note is a report prepared by external experts who reviewed the adult-learning systems in Canada over a 10-day period in 2002, as part of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Thematic Review on Adult Learning. The document contains the experts' analysis and recommendations on improving participation, program provision, pedagogy, and policy effectiveness and coherence.
This thematic review presents information collected by survey, interviews, and document review on the political, social, and economic structure of Canada and the policies and organization of Canadian adult-learning systems. The review also provides information on participation, programs, funding, and an assessment of effectiveness.
This document contains the information collected on the provincial, territorial, and federal government programs in adult learning. The information is presented as summaries of the responses collected from a detailed questionnaire.
This is an analysis of the key trends in education generally, as well as in K-12 and postsecondary education, and is followed by detailed reports from each jurisdiction.
This document gives an overview of major education activities in 1996 in the Canadian jurisdictions. It was prepared as a background document for the Second National Consultation on Education, organized by CMEC and held in Edmonton from May 9 to 12, 1996.
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