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Education Matters: Insights on education, learning and training in Canada

December 2004, number 5

First Results from the 2003 Programme for International Student Assessment

Recent survey results find that Canadian students performed very well internationally in mathematics. Students in all provinces performed at or above the international average in math. In fact, students in three provinces - Alberta, Quebec and British Columbia - ranked among the best in the world.

Recent trends in adult education and training in Canada

In 2002, 4.8 million adult workers participated in formal, job-related training. However, some groups are at a clear disadvantage when it comes to acquiring new job skills. This is especially the case for those with the least amount of formal education.


Get the second set of updates to selected indicators in Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program 2003 (81-582-XIE).

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