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ERIC Number: ED503429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Pages: 107
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 54
ISBN: ISBN-0-662-35125-8
A Study of Education, Out-Migration of Young Adults, and the Impact of Information and Communications Technologies on the Economies of Rural Communities in Newfoundland and Labrador [Avalon West School District]
Brown, Jean; Handrigan, Rachel; Stone, Gordon; Downey, Sherman
Canadian Rural Partnership
This research project is a study of education, out-migration of young adults, and the impact of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) on the education and economies of rural communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. A qualitative study of Newfoundland and Labrador's rural schools were conducted from January to August 2001. This report is organized into six chapters. Chapter One provides the introduction and the background of the study, including the methodology. Chapter Two examines how curriculum is organized in Newfoundland and Labrador. This background information is necessary in order to understand the discussion of specific curriculum areas in Chapters Three and Four. Chapter Three focuses specifically on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the schools, paying particular attention to its impact on small rural schools. Chapter Four explores the relationship between community economic development and the school curriculum. Chapter Five focuses on teacher training and continuing education. Chapter Six is a summary and conclusion, with lessons learned. Appended are: (A) Reports and Recommendations Concerning the Newfoundland and Labrador Education System; (B) Regional Economic Development Boards and their Regions; (C) Partnership Details; (D) Needs of Stem~Net Stakeholder Groups; (E) Grassroots Projects; (F) Course Descriptions for Senior High Economic/Enterprise Education; and (G) Education Courses Available by Distance Memorial University of Newfoundland. (Contains 2 tables.) [This report and this project has been produced and funded by the Canadian Rural Partnership.]
Canadian Rural Partnership. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 560 Rochester Street, Tower 1, Floors 5 and 6, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C5, Canada. Tel: 888-781-2222; Fax: 800-884-9899; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada