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Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada

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September 2009

Back to school – September 2009

It's that time of year again – back to school for tens of thousands of students from kindergarten to college and university, for their teachers and principals and for their families who are busy preparing for another school year. In honour of this annual ritual, we have put together a few facts and figures relating to education. Did you know that ...

Learning Resources at Statistics Canada

Besides compiling and publishing statistics about education, Statistics Canada also offers free learning resources through its Education Outreach Program whose goal is to ensure that teachers and students have timely information for learning whether for history, geography, mathematics, or other subjects. From grades 4 to 12, Census at school gives students hand-on experience with surveys and data analysis. E-STAT allows educational users to choose, graph, map and download a wealth of data.

Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP)

New report: Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective, 2009 (September 8, 2009)

This report, first in a proposed new annual series, compares provincial and territorial education statistics in Canada with those of countries that belong to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). This debut edition touches on 10 different themes, including attainment and graduation, labour market outcomes by education level, government spending on education, and international students and mobility. The report’s content, which may be expanded in future, reflects the OECD methodology used for presenting an international picture of education across the 30 member countries.