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Mamedova, Saida; Sparks, Dinah; Hoyer, Kathleen Mulvaney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) conducted the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), a multi-domain adult skills assessment with an extensive background questionnaire, in 2012. PIAAC is a global effort to understand how individuals' education, workplace experiences, and other…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Numeracy, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies
Karmel, Tom; Misko, Josie; Blomberg, Davinia; Bednarz, Alice; Atkinson, Georgina – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014
In recent years, the level of participation and attainment by Indigenous Australians in education and training has improved, yet substantial gaps still exist between Indigenous Australians and non-Indigenous Australians. Education has to be a key focus if the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous employment rates is to be closed. This report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, Job Training, Indigenous Populations
Murray, Scott; Shillington, Richard – Canadian Literacy and Learning Network, 2012
Examining costs and savings associated with moving every Canadian with a Literacy Level 1 or 2 (on the international literacy scale) to Level 3, this analysis is based upon statistically matched data from the "2003 International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey and the 2005-2009 Surveys of Labour and Income Dynamics." The methods provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Costs, Income, Adult Literacy
Cheung, Alan C. K.; Slavin, Robert E. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2011
The present review examines research on the effects of technology use on reading achievement in K-12 classrooms. Unlike previous reviews, this review applies consistent inclusion standards to focus on studies that met high methodological standards. In addition, methodological and substantive features of the studies are investigated to examine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Achievement
Department for Education, 2011
The Government is committed to ensuring that the new National Curriculum compares favourably with the curricula in the highest performing jurisdictions, and sets rigorous requirements for pupil attainment which measure up to the highest standards set internationally. The Government is also committed to slimming the National Curriculum so that it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum, Mathematics Curriculum, Evidence
Brockington, Riley – Statistics Canada, 2009
This report provides trends on public school enrolments, educators and expenditures. It uses figures provided by provincial and territorial departments of education on public elementary and secondary schools. Tables and definitions are appended. A cumulative index is included. (Contains 80 charts, 35 tables and 5 endnotes.)
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Public Schools, Educational Indicators, Research Reports
Colleges Ontario, 2006
This paper presents data on further education of the 2004-05 Ontario college graduates. This paper presents the following tables: (1) Number of Surveyed Graduates in Further Education within six months of graduation, by Institution; (2) Percentage of Surveyed Graduates in Further Education within six months of graduation, by Institution; (3)…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Statistical Data
Sussman, Susan B. – Movement for Canadian Literacy, 2003
This report describes a project originally intended to identify demographic patterns among adults with low literacy skills in each Canadian province. The project was carried out between March 2000 and June 2001 under the auspices of Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL). The project was based on the assumption that demographic information about…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Older Adults, Demography, Research Methodology
Grayson, J. Paul – 1997
This study tested the amount of value added to critical and communication skills by the university experience using a strategy that compared the skills of entering and graduating students at York University (Ontario). The study involved, first, identifying skills that might be improved over the course of a university education; second, developing…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, College Freshmen, College Outcomes Assessment, Communication Skills
Hurd, Richard; And Others – 1996
This Directory details unionization activities among college and university faculty in 1995 in the United States and Canada. It indicates that the number of professors represented by academic unions has increased 1.65 percent from the previous year, with 434 bargaining agents on 1,022 public sector campuses and 70 bargaining agents on 98 private…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Change Agents, Collective Bargaining, Colleges
Daval, Nicola, Comp.; Feather, Celeste, Comp. – 1989
This report presents statistics on the 107 university libraries and 12 independent research libraries that were members of the ARL (Association of Research Libraries) during the 1987-88 fiscal year. Data are reported in alphabetical and rank order on collections (volumes in library, gross and net volumes added, monographs purchased, current…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Doctoral Programs, Enrollment, Foreign Countries
Pritchard, Sarah M., Comp.; Finer, Eileen, Comp. – 1992
This report presents statistics on the 107 university libraries and 12 independent research libraries that were members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) during the 1990-91 fiscal year. Data are reported in alphabetical and rank order on collections (volumes in library, gross and net volumes added, monographs purchased, current…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Doctoral Programs, Enrollment, Foreign Countries
Douglas, Joel M.; Havey, L. William – 1991
This directory provides the 1990 collective bargaining results and union activity for higher education in the United States and Canada. Sections include lists of: (1) U.S. faculty contracts and bargaining agents; (2) U.S. adjunct faculty contracts and bargaining agents; (3) U.S. graduate and teaching assistant contracts and bargaining agents in…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Contracts, Directories
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. – 1982
Macro-indicators pertaining to higher education in Ontario, Canada, universities during 1970-71 to 1980-81 are examined based on statistical data. The indicators are designed to measure resources available to the Ontario university system as a function of the volume of activity over time and to compare trends in available resources, along with…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Estimates, Enrollment Trends, Evaluation Criteria
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. – 1986
Macro-indicators pertaining to higher education in Ontario, Canada, universities during 1970-1971 to 1984-1985 are examined. The indicators are designed to measure resources available to the Ontario university system as a function of the volume of activity over time and to compare trends in available resources, along with changes in resource…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Estimates, Enrollment Trends, Evaluation Criteria
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