Taking Stock of Lifelong Learning in Canada 2005-2010: Progress or Complacency? (2010)

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This report brings together information presented in Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) publications over the five-year period ending in 2010.

The authors note that on the surface, Canada is doing well as a society of lifelong learners but a closer look reveals many signs of emerging weakness that threaten the country’s continued prosperity. Chief among them are the lack of a coherent vision and an action plan for a lifelong learning system; the absence of shared national indicators of progress in early childhood learning; the large proportion of Canadian adults with low literacy skills; and gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth when it comes to completing high school and post-secondary education.

The authors call upon Canada’s political leaders to turn rhetoric about lifelong learning into a plan for action.

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978-1-926612-41-6
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2010-11-16
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Canadian Council on Learning (CCL). Taking Stock of Lifelong Learning in Canada 2005-2010: Progress or Complacency? 2010. Web. 2 Jul. 2022 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/takingstock_en/takingstock_en.pdf>
Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) (2010). Taking Stock of Lifelong Learning in Canada 2005-2010: Progress or Complacency?. Retrieved July 2, 2022, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/takingstock_en/takingstock_en.pdf
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