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ERIC Number: ED014963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Dec
Pages: 83
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Reference Count: 0
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SPECIAL STUDY ON JUNIOR COLLEGES.
STEWART, ANDREW
IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA, A STUDY OF POPULATION GROWTH AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA POINTED UP THE NEED FOR A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO POST-SCHOOL NON-UNIVERSITY EDUCATION. AFTER REVIEWING PROGRAMS IN OTHER PARTS OF CANADA AND IN THE UNITED STATES, THE AUTHOR ANALYZED THE CURRENT EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN ALBERTA AND PROPOSED A SYSTEM OF JUNIOR COLLEGES WITH THESE FEATURES--(1) DIVISION OF THE PROVINCE INTO DISTRICTS, EACH WITH A BOARD RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING POST-SCHOOL EDUCATION WITHIN THE DISTRICT, (2) A PROVINCIAL BOARD FOR COORDINATION OF POST-SCHOOL EDUCATION, (3) PROVINCIAL FINANCING, SUPPLEMENTED WHEN NECESSARY BY DISTRICT FUNDS, (4) ELIMINATION OF THE 3-YEAR UNIVERSITY DEGREE, AND A REQUIREMENT THAT TWO YEARS OF THE RESULTING 4-YEAR PROGRAM BE SPENT AT THE UNIVERSITY, (5) CONTINUATION OF CURRENTLY OPERATING TECHNICAL INSTITUTES UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND (6) ESTABLISHMENT OF COMPREHENSIVE 2-YEAR COLLEGES AS NEEDED IN THE DISTRICTS. (WO)
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Identifiers: ALBERTA; CANADA