Access to post-secondary education in Canada
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Access to post-secondary education in Canada facts and gaps : a Canadian Policy Research Networks conference sponsored by the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, Ottwaw, April 5 and 6, 2002 by

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Published by Canadian Policy Research Networks in Ottawa, ON .
Written in English


  • Postsecondary education -- Canada.,
  • Education, Higher -- Finance -- Canada.,
  • Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- Canada.,
  • Motivation in education -- Canada.,
  • Academic achievement -- Canada.

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Statementreport prepared by Sussex Circle Inc.
ContributionsCanadian Policy Research Networks., Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation., Sussex Circle, Inc.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 leaves.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20843973M

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The first study, Access to Post-secondary Education: How Ontario Compares, used the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS-A) data to compare participation in PSE between Ontario and other Canadian regions, tracking the educational pathways of a sample of Canadians born in from the period of (when they were 15 and in high school) to (when they were 22 years old). Canada’s Indigenous Peoples’ Access to Post-secondary Education: The Spirit of the ‘New Buffalo’ May ; DOI: /_7. In book: post-secondary education. In. Access to Post‐Secondary Education In Canada Among The Children of Canadian Immigrants Article (PDF Available) in SSRN Electronic Journal September with 27 Reads How we measure 'reads'. As the global commitment to educational access has become enshrined in all levels of society, new technologies have also been developed that hold tremendous promise for enabling these goals. This book looks at trends and challenges for expanding access to post-secondary education via technology through a set of case studies and analyses.

With this in mind, the Post-Secondary Education Policies Handbook aims to help First Nations meet this need. Each year, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) provides funding on a national level for First Nations post-secondary education. In British Columbia, the population of each Band determines the amount of post-secondary funding it. Inclusive post-secondary education (IPSE) is a relatively new concept in higher education; however, it is an approach within which Canadian activists for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and Canadian post-secondary institutions have.   In Canada, more than 7 million students had to shift their learning style: million in K, million in universities, and , in colleges and polytechnics. The , students completing post-secondary education this year likely completed their programs remotely. To find out whether a school is officially recognized, contact the ministry responsible for post-secondary education in the province or territory where you live. You can also check the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC).

Post-Secondary Access Jennifer Robson on Better Life Chances for Ontario's Children. Ap The problem / opportunity. Education has been one of the single best avenues to promote upward social mobility, better labour market outcomes and, historically, higher long-term earnings. Greater levels of education in a society are also associated with better health outcomes and stronger.   It also provides access to higher education. The Secondary School Vocational Diploma (SSVD) is awarded for study programs lasting an average of 1, hours (a year and a half). Training leading towards a SSVD starts after the third, fourth or fifth year of secondary studies, depending on the particular requirements of the program of study.   Combine this with a relatively soft streaming system in secondary schools (no selection at age as in much of central Europe), and you get very open access to universities. A Massive College System. No country in the world has as many graduates of non-university post-secondary education as we do. STEM-related careers typically require some post-secondary STEM education, and access to that education is in turn predicated on credits earned in high school. Only one province in Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, requires students to take grade 12 math and science courses to graduate.