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Frenette, Marc; Frank, Kristyn; Deng, Zechuan – Statistics Canada, 2020
This article discusses the potential impact of recent school closures on learning and academic performance of school children as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. [This article is a condensed version of a longer study: "School Closures and the Online Preparedness of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic" (ED605398).]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Crisis Management, School Closing, Outcomes of Education
Frenette, Marc; Frank, Kristyn; Deng, Zechuan – Statistics Canada, 2020
This "Economic Insights" article discusses the potential impact of recent school closures on learning and academic performance of school children. To benefit from online resources, students require access to internet-enabled devices that are suitable for learning. The article estimates the percentage of households with children under the…
Descriptors: Crisis Management, School Closing, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
Frank, Kristyn – Statistics Canada, 2019
Occupations related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are generally associated with high pay and contribute to the development of new technology. Continued growth is expected for STEM occupations, which would provide STEM-educated workers with additional labour market opportunities. However, less is known about the extent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Gender Differences, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Frenette, Marc; Frank, Kristyn – Statistics Canada, 2017
This study examines the relationship between occupational skill requirements and educational attainment (the highest level completed and the field of study). Using the 2011 National Household Survey matched to data from the Occupational Information Network (which contains information on occupational skill requirements), the study uncovers many new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Employment, Job Skills
Frank, Kristyn; Jovic, Emily – Statistics Canada, 2017
Strong economic growth through much of the period since 2000 and demographic pressures such as workforce aging, have contributed to a robust demand for skilled tradespeople. Despite a decline following the economic recession in 2008 and 2009, new registrations in apprenticeship programs have increased nearly 200% since the 1990s. Apprenticeship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, Apprenticeships, Job Training
Frank, Kristyn; Hou, Feng – Statistics Canada, 2017
The increased migration of skilled workers globally has led to a focus in the immigration literature on the economic costs of unsuccessful labour market integration. Less attention has been given to the consequences of employment difficulties, such as those related to over-education, on aspects of immigrants' subjective well-being. Although a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Life Satisfaction, Immigrants, Educational Attainment
Frenette, Marc; Frank, Kristyn – Statistics Canada, 2016
This "Economic Insights" article documents age-adjusted mean earnings by detailed field of study among 25- to 54-year-old university and college graduates who worked full year, full time in 2010. The data are drawn from the 2011 National Household Survey. The results suggest that management sciences and quantitative methods graduates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Income, Education Work Relationship
Frank, Kristyn; Frenette, Marc; Morissette, René – Statistics Canada, 2015
This "Economic Insights" article documents the evolution of real annual wages and salaries and employment patterns of young postsecondary graduates by field of study from 2005 to 2012. Results are shown for Canadian-born individuals aged 25 to 34 who are college graduates or hold a bachelor's degree. The data are drawn from the linked…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Employment Patterns, Young Adults