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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
Van Bussel, Melissa; Marshall, George; Fecteau, Eric – Statistics Canada, 2023
In 2020, the federal government implemented the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) to provide financial support to employees, self-employed individuals and students directly affected by COVID-19. The CERB was available for individuals who stopped working or were working reduced hours because of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Financial Support, Emergency Programs
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
Lemyre, Étienne – Statistics Canada, 2022
Postsecondary education in Canada is mostly provided in institutions that offer courses and programs in one of the two official languages, English or French. Is there a link between the language of instruction of the postsecondary institutions attended by students and the language choices they make in the workplace after their studies? Since the…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Bilingualism, English, French
Bonikowska, Aneta; Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a rapid and substantial increase in unemployment and to uncertainty about future job prospects. Despite this increased uncertainty, parents' expectations that their children will pursue postsecondary studies remained high during the lockdown--91.7% of children whose parents were surveyed in May or June 2020 were…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Postsecondary Education, Parent Attitudes
Wall, Katherine – Statistics Canada, 2021
Although completing a college certificate or diploma program after a bachelor's degree has long been a topic of interest for federal policy makers and academic organizations, its prevalence and nature have not been clearly characterized to this day. Many of the studies exploring this issue have been limited to a single institution or a single…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Foreign Countries, Educational Certificates, Academic Degrees
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
Ntwari, Aimé; Fecteau, Eric – Statistics Canada, 2020
This study uses longitudinal data combining information from the Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) with data from personal income tax (T1 Family File) to analyze the impact of short-duration credentials (certificates and diplomas from colleges and universities), completed after an undergraduate degree, on the outcomes on the labour…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Credentials, Academic Degrees
Doreleyers, April; Knighton, Tamara – Statistics Canada, 2020
This paper provides insight on how postsecondary students' academic life was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Results are based on the recent Statistics Canada crowdsourcing data collection completed by over 100,000 postsecondary students between April 19 and May 1, 2020.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Influences, Electronic Learning
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
In Canada, one of the objectives of immigration policies is to promote Canada's economic growth and prosperity. In light of this objective, education plays an important role in the selection process for prospective immigrants, meaning that many immigrants have postsecondary qualifications. This summary highlights results from a larger report that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Immigrants, Economic Development
Frenette, Marc; Lu, Yuqian; Chan, Winnie – Statistics Canada, 2019
The number of temporary residents that hold a postsecondary study permit in Canada has increased rapidly in recent years, going from 201,186 in 2009 to 294,020 in 2015--a 46.1% increase. The purpose of this study is to describe the postsecondary experience and early labour market outcomes of study permit holders (international students). The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Student Experience, Foreign Students
Arim, Rubab; Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2019
The Canadian literature on postsecondary access has identified many of its key determinants including parental education and income, academic performance, and sex. However, relatively little work has investigated the independent role of disability in postsecondary enrollment. This study fills that gap by estimating the relationship between mental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Barriers, Postsecondary Education
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2019
It has been well-documented that postsecondary graduates, on average, earn considerably more than others. Consequently, increasing postsecondary enrollment among youth from lower-income families--through targeted student aid or community outreach programs--may constitute an effective mechanism for promoting upward income mobility. However, there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Benefits, Education Work Relationship
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
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