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Allison Leanage; Rubab Arim – Statistics Canada, 2024
Using British Columbia Ministry of Education administrative school data within the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform, this study compared the proportions of high school graduates among Grade 12 students with and without special needs across nine cohorts from 2010/2011 to 2018/2019 before and after controlling for several…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, High School Students
Allison Leanage; Rubab Arim – Statistics Canada, 2024
This study used Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) administrative data within the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform to compare enrolment and persistence in postsecondary education (PSE) among high school graduates in British Columbia with and without special needs across five cohorts from 2010/2011 to 2014/2015 before…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Academic Persistence, High School Graduates, Special Needs Students
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2023
Selecting a field of study is an important decision made by thousands of incoming postsecondary students each year. Numerous studies have shown that graduates from engineering, business and mathematics programs earn considerably more than their counterparts from arts and humanities. These earnings disparities may reflect differences in skills that…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academic Achievement, Majors (Students), Postsecondary Education
Landry, Simon; Racine, Audrey; Kumar, Mohan B. – Statistics Canada, 2023
Using a longitudinal dataset created through the linkage of the 2006 Indigenous Peoples Survey (IPS; formerly called the Aboriginal Peoples Survey) and the 2016 long-form Census, this study examines childhood factors that are associated with the completion of a high school diploma or equivalency certificate or higher among off-reserve First…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Eskimos, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives
Statistics Canada, 2022
This handbook updates the general descriptions for the indicators of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) as new sets of tables are released. It is a reference document that gives readers a broad understanding of each indicator, rather than the very specific methodological descriptions that would be necessary to reproduce the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
Barnett, Alana; Gibson, Laura – Statistics Canada, 2021
This study combines information from British Columbia administrative school data, the Postsecondary Student Information System, and the Registered Apprenticeship Information System to analyze the postsecondary and apprenticeship enrolment rates of high school graduates with and without special education needs, in the six years following…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Graduates, Students with Disabilities, Special Education
Turcotte, Martin – Statistics Canada, 2020
Using integrated 2006 and 2016 census data, this study examines the education and labour market integration outcomes of a recent cohort of young Black Canadians. Specifically, this study examines the link between the characteristics of the youth and their families when they were living with their parents (in 2006), and their education and labour…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Youth, Educational Attainment
Turcotte, Martin – Statistics Canada, 2019
Using integrated data from the 2006 and 2016 censuses, this study examines the educational and labour market outcomes of a cohort of immigrant children aged 9 to 17 years in 2006. In this study, the results of the children of immigrants from various regions of origin are compared with those of children of Canadian-born parents. [For the summary…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Children, Adolescents, Educational Attainment
Gibson, Laura; Rodriguez, Carlos; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Zhao, John; Hango, Darcy – Statistics Canada, 2019
Previous research has suggested that skills acquired at a young age, such as reading or math skills, may have an impact on the early labour market outcomes of individuals. In this study, tax data linked to the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) are used to examine the association between…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Adolescents, Wages, Young Adults
O'Donnell, Vivian; Arriagada, Paula – Statistics Canada, 2019
Among people who leave high school prior to completion, many return to schooling as adults. High school equivalency programs (such as a General Educational Development or Adult Basic Education program) gives them the opportunity to go back and complete high school requirements. Using data from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey--a national survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Nonreservation American Indians, High School Equivalency Programs
Statistics Canada, 2018
This fact sheet explores the education and labour market situation of young Canadians aged 15 to 19. In this paper we find that: (1) The proportion of 15 to 19 year old Canadians who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) has fallen over time; (2) In general, countries with lower NEET rates for this age group tend to have a higher…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Late Adolescents, Unemployment, Out of School Youth
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2017
This "Economic Insights" article documents postsecondary enrolment rates among 19-year-olds over the 2001-to-2014 period by province of parental residence, parental income and sex. The data are drawn from the T1 Family File. Postsecondary enrolment is determined by the tuition, education and textbook credits on the personal income tax…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Rate, Family Income, Gender Differences
Statistics Canada, 2017
This publication is the ninth in a series of reports designed to complement the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) annual report on education indicators, "Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators." The 12 indicators presented in this 2017 Canadian compendium represent a selection of indicators that were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Educational Attainment, Graduation Rate
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
Frenette, Marc; Chan, Ping Ching Winnie – Statistics Canada, 2015
In Canada, about 6% of 15-year-olds attend a private school. Although some provincial governments subsidize a portion of the costs, parents must still pay for their child to attend. Differences in the academic outcomes of children who attend public and private schools continue to attract public attention. A central issue is the extent to which…
Descriptors: High School Students, Private Schools, Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education
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