Postsecondary education

Post-secondary Education in Canada: Meeting our needs? (2009)

As the world struggles with the uncertainty of a major economic downturn, the need to ensure that Canadians have the right skills and knowledge for a sustainable economy is suddenly crucial. Post-secondary education (PSE) plays a key role in developing people’s potential and cultivating Canada’s human infrastructure.

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2009-07-22

State of Learning in Canada: Toward a Learning Future (2008)

What we've learned since 2007

The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation funded through an agreement with Human Resources and Social Development Canada. This 2008 update provides further insight into Canada’s progress in learning through newly released or recently analyzed data. The State of Learning in Canada report examines many of the factors that contribute to successful lifelong learning within five key learning domains.

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2009-07-16

Pathways to College (2008)

Report of the Adult Student Pathways to College Post-secondary Programs Project

About 25 per cent of students in post-secondary Ontario college programs have delayed their entrance to college and have never participated in any form of post-secondary education. These delayed entrants take multiple pathways to college that include participating in courses or programs to upgrade their academic skills.

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2009-02-24

Report on the Integration of College Academic Upgrading Programs (2008)

with Pre-Apprenticeship, Pre-Trades and Apprenticeship Programming

This is a report on research that has been conducted on the integration between college Academic Upgrading programs and Pre-Apprentice, Pre-Trades and Apprenticeship programming in Ontario. The research is part of a larger College Sector Committee (CSC) project entitled "Supporting Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Programming through College Academic Upgrading Programs."

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2009-02-24

Successful Transitions... To College Post-secondary and Apprenticeship Programs (2008)

Part of the Learner Skill Attainment Framework Initiative

Successful Transitions to College Post-secondary and Apprenticeship Programs is a follow-up study to the 2007 report entitled Essential Skills for Success in College Post-secondary and Apprenticeship Programs.

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2009-02-24

Pathways for Youth to the Labour Market: An Overview of High School Initiatives (2007)

Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) is in the middle of a two year project designed to profile the range of school-to-work pathways taken by Canadian youth and to identify factors associated with more successful transitions into rewarding employment. This report is the third in the CPRN series Pathways for Youth to the Labour Market.

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2008-10-17

An Exploration of Work and Learning Opportunities in New Brunswick (2007)

Report #5

This project on work and learning opportunities in New Brunswick was born out of a perception within the provincial government, and among post-secondary institutions and employers from the public and private sectors, that more needs to be done to foster a better learning environment for post-secondary students and for retaining highly qualified high school and post-secondary graduates in the province.

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2008-04-04

Canadian Colleges & Institutes - Meeting the Needs of Aboriginal Learners (2005)

An Overview of Current Programs and Services, Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons Learned

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) Strategic Focus priorities for 2005-2006 included Aboriginal peoples’ access to post-secondary education, and enhancing student success support mechanisms in colleges and institutes which are grounded in Aboriginal values, culture and tradition.

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2006-12-14

Prepared for Success 2004-2005 (2005)

A Study of the Success of Adult Upgrading Graduates in the First Semester of Post Secondary

An initial study, ” Prepared for Success: A Study of College Preparatory Students in Post Secondary College Programs”, examined the post secondary outcomes of students who had moved on from upgrading programs to further education in the college system in 1999/2000.

The initial study tracked students from post secondary admission through to graduation documenting success both in terms of retention and grade point average.

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2005-09-04

Native Literacy Practitioner's Guide to Training (Draft) (2003)

This Guide provides basic information about post-secondary training opportunities for practitioners who work with adults in Native literacy and upgrading programs. The Guide's primary focus is on training opportunities in Ontario. However, there are online courses are listed. Courses listed were for the 2002-2003 academic year. Contact the appropriate institution for current information.

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2005-05-13

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