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ERIC Number: EJ826467
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1253
The Times, They Are a Changin'...How Demographic Reality Is Reshaping Education
Cirtwill, Charles
Education Canada, v49 n1 p22-24 Win 2009
In terms of their impact on education, the boomers have one last great transformative change left in them. In the 1950s and 60s, the expanding demand for education created by the boomers drove a construction and hiring frenzy in primary and secondary education that shaped the career reality for several generations of educators. In the 1970s and into the 1980s, this boom carried over into the post-secondary field: more students, more schools, more programs, more teachers, more demands. Now, as the boomers age and as the full implications of their failure to replace themselves become clear, education is in line for another seismic shift. Only this time the shift will be in reverse. This article looks at how demographic reality is reshaping education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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