Statistics Canada Documents

Literacy profile of off-reserve First Nations and Métis people living in urban Manitoba and Saskatchewan: Results from the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey 2003 (2008)

Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, April 2008, Vol. 4, No. 5

Based on findings from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLS), this article examines the literacy proficiency of First Nations and Métis adults living in urban parts of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2012-04-24

Adult learning in Canada: Characteristics of learners (2008)

Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, April 2008, Vol. 5, No. 1

This article, published by Statistics Canada, provides an analysis of some findings from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLS).

Get resource
Added: 
2012-04-18

Fact Sheet - Learning to Do: Participation in Job-related Training (2010)

The authors note that according to Statistics Canada figures, one-quarter of working-age adults in Canada participate in job-related training, with younger adults more likely to be involved in such training than their older counterparts.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-12-06

Fact Sheet - Learning to Do: Availability of Workplace Training (2010)

The percentage of Canadian workplaces offering some form of training has increased, from 54 percent in 1999 to 59 percent in 2005, according to Statistics Canada documents. But the authors note that despite this increase, Canadian employers lag behind their European counterparts when it comes to the availability of such training, placing well behind the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden and France.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-12-02

Fact Sheet - Learning to Know: University Attainment (2010)

According to Statistics Canada, the proportion of working-age Canadians with a university education increased steadily between 1993 and 2009. In 1993, 18 per cent of Canadians aged 25 to 64 had received a university certificate, diploma, bachelor’s degree or graduate degree; by 2009, that proportion had jumped to 28 per cent.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-12-02

Registered Apprentices: The Cohorts of 1994 and 1995, One Decade Later (2010)

This report looks at completion and dropout rates for registered apprentices among two groups created from the Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS). These groups are made up of registered apprentices who first enrolled in an apprenticeship program in 1994 or in 1995.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-10-21

The Importance of Functional Literacy: Reading and Math Skills and Labour Market Outcomes of High School Drop-outs (2006)

This study examines how literacy and numeracy skills affect the performance of Canadian high school dropouts in the labour market.

The authors note that their research shows these skills have significant effects on the probability of being employed and on the hours and weeks of work for both men and women. They also have a strong direct influence on the incomes of men, but not of women.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-10-21

Fact Sheet - Learning to Know: Young Adults' Participation in Post-secondary Education (2010)

In this report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the authors note that in 2009, the proportion of young adults participating in formal post-secondary education rose to its highest point in Canadian history, with the increasing proportion of young people attending Canadian universities serving as the main driver for the overall increase.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-09-13

The financial knowledge of Canadians (2011)

Canadian Social Trends - Article from March 8, 2011

This article is based on the results of a quiz included as part of the 2009 Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS), sponsored by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Finance Canada and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. The quiz included 14 multiple-choice questions on such topics as inflation and interest rates; credit reports and credit ratings; stocks and risk; insurance; taxation; debts and loans; and banking fees.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-07-19

The challenge to finding an employer-sponsor (2010)

Final Report

The authors of this report have used both quantitative and qualitative research methods to explore the challenge for apprentices of finding an employer-sponsor.

Get resource
Added: 
2011-05-31

Pages

© 2020 Copian Library