ERIC Number: ED172544
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Minority and Second Language Education, Elementary and Secondary Levels. Time Devoted to Second Language Instruction.
Statistics Canada, Ottawa (Ontario). Education, Science, and Culture Div.
This publication provides information on programs of study in Canada under the following headings: (1) the language of the minority group (French in nine of the provinces, English in Quebec) as a subject of study, showing grade enrollments and participation rates; (2) the language of the minority qroup as a first language (designed for French mother-tongue children outside Quebec and for English mother-tongue children in Quebec) providing enrollments, participation rates, and participation indices; and (3) French immersion programs outside the province of Quebec. In addition to the program descriptions and information, an overview is provided of the three programs as they are offered throughout the country. The backqround to the provincial programs is discussed and some cautionary notes with respect to the use of the data are provided. (Author/AMH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, French, Immersion Programs, Language Enrollment, Language Instruction, Language of Instruction, Language Programs, Minority Groups, Official Languages, Public Policy, Second Language Learning, Statistical Data
Publications Distributions, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A OT6 ($1.05)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Statistics Canada, Ottawa (Ontario). Education, Science, and Culture Div.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print