ERIC Number: ED457407
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Alberta Learning Results Report, 1999/2000.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton.
Alberta Learning was created in May 1999 to enhance the focus of the government of Alberta, Canada, on lifelong learning and equipping all Albertans with the information and skills needed to live and work in the information age. During its first year of operation, Alberta Learning focused on its core businesses of basic learning, adult learning, and apprenticeship and industry training, as well as on working with partners and stakeholders to create a more integrated lifelong learning system for Albertans. The following were among Alberta Learning's key accomplishments in 1999-2000: (1) establishment of a 56-member transition team to guide efforts to build a fully integrated lifelong learning system; (2) increased support for schools by 12.6% to sustain a world-class education for Albertans, meet the needs of the province's diverse student populations, and address public concerns about the safety of children in school; (3) increased support for adult learning programs by 16.7% to address public concern about postsecondary student costs and prepare Albertans for the global economy; and (4) revised legislation to enhance the responsiveness of the apprenticeship and industry training system. (Seventy-one tables/figures are included. A summary of Alberta Learning's accomplishments and the methodology for analyzing results are appended.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Apprenticeships, Basic Skills, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Industrial Training, Integrated Curriculum, Labor Force Development, Lifelong Learning, Outcomes of Education, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, State of the Art Reviews, Systems Approach
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada