Publications

Key Policy Issues in Aboriginal Education: An Evidence-Based Approach

This report considers how better data and evidence can be developed to support jurisdictions' efforts to improve the academic achievement and attainment of Aboriginal students in provincial and territorial elementary and secondary schools.

Categories: Indigenous Education, Assessment and evaluation, At-risk students, Diversity, Early childhood education, Education data and research, Educational funding, Elementary and secondary education, Equity

Postsecondary Education Systems in Canada, An Overview

This overview presents information on the governance, structure, financing, roles, credentials, types of institutions, and current issues relating to postsecondary education. The document, which is revised on a regular basis, is supplemented by descriptions of the postsecondary-education system in each jurisdiction.

Categories: Education systems structure and operation, Educational funding, Foreign credential recognition, International students, Postsecondary education

Education at a Glance 2003: Country Profile for Canada

This document provides an overview of the data from Canada in the publication Education at a Glance 2003, OECD Indicators. Included are data on the impact of learning, financial and human resources in education, access to education, and the learning environment and the organization of schools.

Categories: Access to Learning, Education data and research, Education systems structure and operation, Educational funding, Human resources in education, Learning Outcomes

Education at a Glance 2004: Country Profile for Canada

This document provides an overview of the data from Canada in the publication Education at a Glance 2004, OECD Indicators. Included are data on the impact of learning, financial and human resources in education, access to education, and the learning environment and the organization of schools.

Categories: Access to Learning, Education data and research, Education systems structure and operation, Educational funding, Human resources in education, Learning Outcomes

Designation Policy Framework

The Designation Policy Framework is a pan-Canadian approach intended to guide jurisdictions in the development of their designation policies related to student financial assistance. The framework supports provincial and territorial governments as well as the Government of Canada in working with educational institutions to improve the performance of the student-loans portfolio and to improve accountability to students and taxpayers through stewardship of the portfolio.

Categories: Educational funding, Postsecondary education

Education at a Glance 2005: Country Profile for Canada

This document provides an overview of the data from Canada in the publication Education at a Glance 2005, OECD Indicators. Included are data on the impact of learning, financial and human resources in education, access to education, and the learning environment and the organization of schools.

Categories: Access to Learning, Education data and research, Education systems structure and operation, Educational funding, Human resources in education, Learning Outcomes

Literature Review of Postsecondary Education Affordability in Canada

This report identifies emergent themes and knowledge gaps and provides recommendations for future research from the literature related to the affordability of postsecondary education. Chapters focus on topics such as the influence of socioeconomic backgrounds on participation, education costs, private and public contributions to postsecondary education, under-represented groups, and the benefits of postsecondary education.

Categories: Access to Learning, Educational funding, Postsecondary education

Education at a Glance 2007: Country Profile for Canada

This document provides an overview of the data from Canada in the publication Education at a Glance 2007, OECD Indicators. Included are data on the impact of learning, financial and human resources in education, access to education, and the learning environment and the organization of schools.

Categories: Access to Learning, Education data and research, Education systems structure and operation, Educational funding, Human resources in education, Learning Outcomes

Education at a Glance 2008: Country Profile for Canada

This document provides an overview of the data from Canada in the publication Education at a Glance 2008, OECD Indicators. Included are data on the impact of learning, financial and human resources in education, access to education, and the learning environment and the organization of schools.

Categories: Access to Learning, Education data and research, Education systems structure and operation, Educational funding, Human resources in education

Education Initiatives in Canada, 1996: 2nd National Consultation on Education, Edmonton, May 9–12, 1996

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.

Categories: Adult Education, Apprenticeship, Curriculum, Educational funding, Elementary and secondary education, Information and Communication Technologies, Postsecondary education, Skills Training, Technical and vocational education