ERIC Number: ED125137
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Policy and Planning. Canada V. Review of Educational Policies in Canada: Atlantic Region.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).
The fifth volume in a series of six on educational planning and policies in Canada, this review focuses on the Atlantic region--New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Sections of the document discuss the historical development of the Atlantic provinces' system of education; give an overview of education--its aims and objectives, administration, postsecondary level, finance, research, federal assistance, and supporting organization; give a closer look at parts of the present system and programs--basic educational program, first and second languages, universities and institutes of technology, teacher education, continuing education, finance, and the federal-provincial relationships; and discuss educational trends in the area--centralization versus decentralization, the changing nature of tertiary education, the expectations of society with respect to the public schools, and the professionalization of teaching. A statistical appendix is included. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Attendance, Centralization, Decentralization, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures, Higher Education, Organization, Postsecondary Education, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Canada