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

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May 2012

This is the final issue of Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada. This product has been discontinued. In future, analytical articles on education themes will be published directly on Statistics Canada's web-site.

Study Habits and the Reading, Mathematics and Science Performance of 15-year-old Female and Male Students, PISA, 2009

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Although the majority of Canadian students aged 15 in 2009 indicated that they had moderate or strong study habits, large proportions of both female and male students were not using the most effective approaches to studying or doing homework. These differences are reflected in students' average scores in reading, math and science ...

Principals' Perspectives: Hindrances to the Instruction and Learning of 15-year-old Students, by Province, PISA 2009

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In 2009 in all provinces, principals indicated that there were six or more categories of hindrances to the instruction or learning of the students in their schools, although the combination of items varied by province. This article not only points out the types of hindrances affecting instruction and learning by province, but also the complexity of managing and maximizing the quality of the secondary school educational experience ...

Problem-solving Skills and Labour Market Outcomes – Results from the Latest Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL)

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Problem-solving skills are considered as being one of the major competencies to be fostered in a lifelong learning process. The analysis reported here shows that while formal education plays a key role in the initial formation of those skills, the reinforcement and strengthening of problem-solving skills depend on the opportunities individuals have to apply those skills in the workplace ...

Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP)

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Education Indicators in Canada: Handbook for the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (May 2012)

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