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Brunet, Sylvie – Statistics Canada, 2018
Young people who are not studying, in training or working make up what is known as the 'NEET' group (not in education, employment or training). The NEET indicator has been regularly published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since the late 1990s, as NEET youth are considered to be "potentially at risk for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Out of School Youth, Unemployment
BC Student Outcomes, 2018
Student feedback is essential to ensure continued quality and relevance in the education system. Through surveying former students, British Columbia (BC) Student Outcomes provides the information needed to help shape post-secondary education in British Columbia. In 2018, 92 percent of the former post-secondary students surveyed were satisfied or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Student Surveys, Postsecondary Education
BC Student Outcomes, 2017
Student feedback is essential to maintaining quality and relevance in the education system. Through surveying former students, BC Student Outcomes provides the information needed to help shape post-secondary education in British Columbia. Every year, BC Student Outcomes collects feedback from former students who took post-secondary programs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, College Students, Academic Degrees
BC Student Outcomes, 2016
Student feedback is essential to maintaining quality and ensuring relevance in the education system. BC Student Outcomes provides that feedback by surveying former post-secondary students who took apprenticeship technical training, baccalaureate programs, and associate degree, diploma, or certificate programs. In 2016, over 28,000 former students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, College Students, Academic Degrees
Andres, Lesley – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2015
At both the provincial and federal levels, a lively policy debate on the types of education, training, and skill acquisition required to meet the demands of the British Columbia and Canadian workforce is taking place. Despite acknowledgement of the need for lifelong learning and reskilling in light of frequent career changes over the life course,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Questionnaires, Surveys
BC Student Outcomes, 2015
Student feedback is an essential component of a high-quality, relevant education system. BC Student Outcomes provides that feedback by surveying former post-secondary students who took baccalaureate programs, apprenticeship technical training, and diploma, certificate, or associate degree programs. In 2015, almost 28,000 former students were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, College Students, Academic Degrees
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Chow, Angela; Krahn, Harvey J.; Galambos, Nancy L. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Employing a life span developmental systems perspective, this study used a 5-wave (1985-1992) Canadian longitudinal data set (N = 404) to examine trajectories of intrinsic and extrinsic work values and job entitlement beliefs from age 18 to 25. Piecewise growth models (Slope 1: age 18-20; Slope 2: age 20-25) showed intriguing patterns of change.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Employment, Young Adults
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2012
Canada weathered the global economic crisis well, mainly reflecting sustained growth in domestic pending, and the economy is continuing to grow despite the persistence of international turbulence, most recently stemming from the euro zone sovereign debt crisis. In Canada's case, several factors are acting in its favour. Federal fiscal plans are…
Descriptors: Innovation, Living Standards, Foreign Countries, Banking
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2012
This paper reports that between 2008 and 2009, unemployment rates across OECD countries increased among people at all educational levels, but rose to especially troubling heights among people without an upper secondary education. In 2009, the average employment rate across OECD countries was much higher for individuals with a tertiary (i.e.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Climate, Global Approach, Educational Attainment
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
Research messages 2010 is a collection of summaries of research projects published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). The summaries are clustered under five broad themes used by NCVER to organise its research and analysis: Industry and employers; Students and individuals; Teaching and learning: VET system; and VET in…
Descriptors: Retirement, Employment Level, Employer Attitudes, Learning Disabilities
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Preston, Jane P. – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2008
Canada has an unprecedented need to increase the number of Aboriginal peoples who undertake and complete postsecondary programs. Endorsing postsecondary education for Aboriginal peoples advocates an invigorating, fortifying future for Aboriginal peoples, their families, and their communities. Additionally, the postsecondary educational…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Canada Natives, Foreign Countries, Human Resources
Human Resources Development Canada, 2003
The recent publication of "Knowledge Matters: Skills and Learning for Canadians" highlights the importance of human capital as a means of improving the economic well-being of Canadians. This monitoring report looks at a subset of the issues in the document with a focus on the participation in training while unemployed. The report looks…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Economic Development, Unemployment
Livingstone, D. W. – 2002
Canadians' employment and working patterns were examined by analyzing the 1998 survey called New Approaches to Lifelong Learning and other recent surveys by Statistics Canada. "Work" was defined as comprising household labor, community volunteer activities, and paid employment, and "learning" was defined as comprising informal…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Data Analysis, Definitions
Jurmo, Paul – Literacy Harvest, 2002
Most of the job losses that occurred in New York City after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center occurred in low-wage jobs held by lower-skilled workers. Many of those affected faced multiple obstacles limiting their employment prospects, including limited literacy and English language skills and a lack of "connections" to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Curriculum Development
Bynner, John – 2002
The relationship between literacy, numeracy, and employability was examined by analyzing data on basic skills that were collected in two of Great Britain's birth cohort studies--the National Child Development Study and the 1970 British Cohort Study. The functional literacy and numeracy skills of samples of 10% of the participants in each study…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Comparative Analysis, Education Work Relationship
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