Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective, 2020
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ASETS – Access and Support to Education and Training Survey
AUS - Australia
AUT – Austria
BEL – Flanders (Belgium)
CAUBO – Canadian Association of University Business Officers
CEGEP – Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel
CESC – Canadian Education Statistics Council
CHL – Chile
CMEC – Council of Ministers of Education, Canada
CZE – Czech Republic
DEU – Germany
DNK – Denmark
EAG – Education at a Glance
ELMLP – Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform
ENG - England (UK)
ESDC – Employment and Social Development Canada
ESES – Elementary-Secondary Education Survey
ESP – Spain
EST – Estonia
FEDEX – Survey of Federal Government Expenditures in Support of Education
FIN - Finland
FINCOL – Financial Statistics of Community Colleges and Vocational Schools
FIUC – Financial Information of Universities and Colleges Survey
FRA - France
GBR – England (UK)
GBR-NIR – Northern Ireland (UK)
GDP – gross domestic product
GED – general education diploma
GRC – Greece
ICT – information and communication technologies
IDN-JAK – Jakarta (Indonesia)
IEA – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement
ILO – International Labour Organisation
INAC – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
INES – Indicators of Education Systems
IRL – Ireland
ISCED – International Standard Classification of Education
ISR – Israel
ITA - Italy
JPN – Japan
KOR - Korea
LFS – Labour Force Survey
LTU – Lithuania
NEET – not in employment, not in education (or training)
NDL – Northern Distance Learning
NGS – National Graduates Survey
NLD – Netherlands
NOR - Norway
NZL – New Zealand
OECD – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PCEIP – Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program
PIAAC – Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies
PIRLS – Progress in International Reading Literacy Study
PISA – Programme for International Student Assessment
POL – Poland
PPPs – purchasing power parities
PSIS – Postsecondary Student Information System
PS-TRE – problem solving in technology-rich environments
R&D – research and development
RUS – Russian Federation
SDG – Sustainable Development Goal
SGP – Singapore
SLID – Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics
SUFSB – Survey of Uniform Financial System – School Boards
SVK – Slovak Republic
SVN – Slovenia
SWE - Sweden
TALIS – Teaching and Learning International Survey
TUR – Turkey
UKM – United Kingdom
UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UOE – UNESCO/OECD/Eurostat data collection
USA – United States

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