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ERIC Number: ED349416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Education Accountability Year End Report 1990/91. Executive Summary = Rapport de fin d'annee de formation sur l'exercice des responsabilites 1990/91. Sommaire executif.
Correctional Service of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).
This report provides statistical information and analysis of educational programs provided during the 1990-91 fiscal year by the Correctional Service of Canada. It reports on these program components--adult basic education (ABE), Grade 10 education, and secondary, vocational, and postsecondary education--at all minimum, medium, and maximum security institutions. A national overview provides figures that illustrate a participation rate of 44 percent; average full-time equivalent enrollment of 3,231 students; student/teacher ratio of 11:1; and national cost per full-time equivalent student of $4,945 constant or $7,776 current dollars. The section on ABE presents statistical information showing 782 Grade 5 level completions and 903 Grade 8 level completions; a national enrollment/completion ratio for Grade 5 of 2.59:1; and increased withdrawal rates at both Grade 5 and Grade 8 levels. The section on Grade 10 level education provides statistical information showing 424 completions surpassing the target by 14.9 percent; withdrawal rate of 13.8 percent; and transfer rate of 12 percent. The section on secondary to university education programs reports a decrease in course registration of 12.5 percent; 55 percent completion rate; and these course completion rates: secondary--51 percent, vocational--56 percent, college--65 percent, and university--57 percent. Thirty-one figures are provided. A French language version is included. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Attendance, Correctional Education, Developed Nations, Enrollment Rate, Foreign Countries, High School Equivalency Programs, High Schools, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, School Holding Power, Student Attrition, Withdrawal (Education)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Correctional Service of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).