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Acronyms and abbreviations

ASETS – Access and Support to Education and Training Survey
CEGEP – Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel
CESC – Canadian Education Statistics Council
CMEC – Council of Ministers of Education, Canada
EAG – Education at a Glance
ESESP – Elementary-Secondary Education Statistics Project
FEDEX – Survey of Federal Government Expenditures in Support of Education
FINCOL – Financial Statistics of Community Colleges and Vocational Schools
FIUC – Financial Information of Universities and Colleges Survey
GDP – gross domestic product
GED – general education diploma
ILO – International Labour Organisation
INES – Indicators of Educational Systems
ISCED – International Standard Classification of Education
LFS – Labour Force Survey
NGS – National Graduates Survey
OECD – Organisation for Economic Co–operation and Development
PCEIP – Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program
PPPs – purchasing power parities
PSIS – Postsecondary Student Information System
R&D – research and development
SC – Statistics Canada
SLID – Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics
SUFSB – Survey of Uniform Financial System – School Boards
UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UOE – UNESCO/OECD/Eurostat data collection