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Picot, Garnett; Hou, Feng – Statistics Canada, 2020
In both Canada and the United States, immigrants constitute a disproportionately large share of the supply of university-educated labour trained in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. This article examines the Canada-U.S. differences in the occupational skill utilization and earnings of STEM-educated immigrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, STEM Education, Immigrants
Reid, Alana; Chen, Hui; Guertin, Rebecca – Statistics Canada, 2020
This article looks at the labour market outcomes of 2015 postsecondary graduates three years after graduation. Specifically, it examines their employment status, job permanency, relatedness of their job or business to their 2015 educational program, the degree to which graduates feel qualified for their job, their employment income and their job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Labor Market, Employment Patterns
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
Rodriguez, Carlos; Zhao, John; Ferguson, Sarah Jane – Statistics Canada, 2016
This study analyses trends in co-operative education (co-op) participation for graduates with a college certificate or diploma or a university bachelor's degree from 1986 to 2010 in Canada, based on data from the National Graduates Survey (NGS). Changes in co-op participation rates over time are examined, along with differences by field of study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Education, Graduate Surveys, Student Participation
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
Hou, Feng; Bonikowska, Aneta – Statistics Canada, 2016
It has been well documented that the children of immigrants in Canada outperform their peers with Canadian-born parents in educational attainment, and that the two groups have similar labour market outcomes. However, large variations by ethnicity or source country exist among the children of immigrants. This study examines the extent to which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Educational Attainment, Employment
Frenette, Marc; Chan, Ping Ching Winnie – Statistics Canada, 2015
This study examines the roles played by student characteristics, school resources and practices, peer effects, and province fixed effects in accounting for differences in the academic outcomes of private and public high school students. Private high school students score significantly higher than public high school students on reading,…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Public Schools, Private Schools, High School Students
Statistics Canada, 2015
The skills youth acquire at the end of their formal education are partly a reflection of the career plans and accompanying program choices they have made throughout their education. Whether these choices best meet Canadian labour market requirements has been the subject of considerable discussion and policy development over the past decade. The…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Career Planning
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
Statistics Canada, 2009
The data in this report are drawn from the "University and College Academic Staff Survey" ("UCASS"). Conducted since 1946, "UCASS" presents a national picture of the socio-economic characteristics of full-time university teachers in degree-granting institutions. The survey is conducted annually, with a reference date…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Universities, Higher Education, College Faculty
Statistics Canada, 2009
The data in this report are drawn from the "University and College Academic Staff Survey" ("UCASS"). Conducted since 1946, "UCASS" presents a national picture of the socio-economic characteristics of full-time university teachers in degree-granting institutions. The information is conducted annually, with a reference…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Characteristics, Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries
Bayard, Justin; Greenlee, Edith – Statistics Canada, 2009
This report describes the educational experiences, labour market outcomes and financing of higher education of recent graduates for Canadian postsecondary education institutions using data from the 2007 National Graduates Survey (Class of 2005). The first section describes the characteristics of graduates from college, bachelor, master and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, International Studies, Debt (Financial), Labor Market