ERIC Number: ED337868
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
An Overview of Canadian Education. Fourth Edition.
An overview of Canadian education is provided in this book. Chapter 1 presents basic facts and figures on the educational system's general structure and diversity and the role of the federal government. The second chapter describes provincial/territorial structure, specifically: the role of the departments of education and school board, financing, supervision, the school year and attendance, curriculum, student assessment, multiculturalism, teacher qualifications and negotiation, women in education, and public participation. Chapter 3 describes types of schools, which include elementary, secondary, and private schools; the education of native people; postsecondary education and financing; universities and community colleges; trade and vocational training; and continuing and special education. One figure is included. Appendices contain departments of education addresses and information on federal departments, agencies, and national education organizations. (18 references) (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Governance, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Postsecondary Education, Public Education, Public Policy, School Organization, State School District Relationship
Publications, Canadian Education Association, Suite 8-200, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V5, Canada ($8.00, prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Education Association, Toronto (Ontario).
Note: For second edition, see ED 158 375.