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  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100013
    Description:

    Among people who leave high school prior to completion, many return to formal schooling as adults. High school equivalency programs (such as a General Educational Development or Adult Basic Education program) give them the opportunity to go back and complete high school requirements. Using data from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, this study examines the factors associated with upgrading and high school equivalency among the Aboriginal population living off reserve. It also examines whether high school equivalency or upgrading is associated with better educational and labour market outcomes.

    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201926220840
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201733517481
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2017-12-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201733314431
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2017036
    Description:

    Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic provides a portrait of education in Canada, including the educational attainment of the working-age population as well as highlights on Aboriginal peoples and where newcomers to Canada are completing their education. The infographic also looks at fields of study and the earnings of Canadians at different levels of education.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201613914401
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2016-05-18

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201600114630
    Description:

    This article examines the literacy and numeracy skills of off reserve First Nations and Métis adults aged 25 to 65, focusing on the factors and labour market outcomes associated with higher skill levels. In this study, individuals in the higher range for literacy and numeracy are defined as those who scored level 3 or higher (out of 5 levels) in tests administered by the 2012 Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).

    Release date: 2016-05-18

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201513312301
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-05-13

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114175
    Description:

    This study reports on predictors of high school completion by age 18 among First Nations males and females aged 18 to 24 living off reserve, with a particular focus on extracurricular activities (participation in sports, arts and clubs). The results are based on data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS).

    Release date: 2015-05-13

  • Articles and reports: 89-653-X2015006
    Description:

    Using data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, this study takes a first look at school mobility among off-reserve First Nations students in grades 1 to 6 and grades 7 to 12. The reason off-reserve First Nations students last moved schools is examined, and comparisons are made between students in grades 1 to 6 and those in grades 7 to 12. Based on the number of schools that a student had attended and the reason provided for the last school move, comparisons are made between off-reserve First Nations students who were non-movers and movers. Three levels of socio-economic characteristics are examined for off-reserve First Nations students including: student characteristics (for example, age, sex, and registered Indian status); family characteristics (for example, income, living arrangements and parental education); and school support characteristics (for example, parental involvement in education) to show differences between non-movers and movers. Finally, school outcomes (for example, grade on last report card, happiness at school, ever repeated a grade) are compared between non-movers and movers to determine if having one “non-regular” progression school move is negatively related to academic success for off-reserve First Nations students.

    Release date: 2015-03-31
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3250
    Description: The purpose of the Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) is to provide data on the social and economic conditions of First Nations people living off reserve, Métis and Inuit, aged 15 and over, in Canada.
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