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Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2015. Release date: March 29, 2016 Correction date: April 1, 2016 Corrections have been made to this product.

Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2015

The publication has been reloaded on April 1, 2016. The data tables directly under the following charts: A.3.1, D.3.2.1, D.3.2.2, E.1.3, E.1.4 and E.1.6 contained errors which have now been corrected. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused. The primary objectives of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) are to develop and maintain a set of statistics that provide information about education and learning in Canada and to support evidence-based policy making.

Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective was designed to expand upon the information for Canada that is provided to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for publication in Education at a Glance: OCED Indicators (EAG). uOttawa Tax Linkage Project — Education Policy Research Initiative. The uOttawa Tax-Linkage Project linked administrative data on uOttawa graduates to their tax records in order to track their post-schooling labour market earnings.

uOttawa Tax Linkage Project — Education Policy Research Initiative

What emerges is a unique and powerful portrait of how graduates from different faculties performed in the labour market from 1998 to 2011. Explore the results with these interactive graphs. All earnings figures are expressed in constant 2011 dollars. For details about the data, follow this link ≫. Disclaimer: Not all interactive features are suppored in every browser. Average Earnings Profiles. International Approaches to Seconday Education Final.

Outcomes

Future of Work/Human Capital. THE: Future perfect: what will universities look like in 2030? Recently the media had fun comparing the vision of life in 2015 depicted in the 1989 film Back to the Future Part II with the reality – with the internet being the glaring omission.

THE: Future perfect: what will universities look like in 2030?

But what if we were to try to predict the academy’s future? Could we do a more accurate job? After all, isn’t that one of the tasks of university leaders, given that the future is coming even to those who don’t have a time machine in their sports cars? We asked several distinguished academics to tell us how they imagine higher education will look in 2030.

The responses, however, could hardly be more disparate. Chapter 7: Post-Secondary Education. In this increasingly global marketplace, post-secondary education (PSE) remains a vital asset for Ontario, as over two-thirds of all new jobs in the province are expected to require PSE.

Chapter 7: Post-Secondary Education

The province’s economic growth and competitiveness will need to rely considerably on the ability of the post-secondary system to continue offering high-quality education, while accommodating significant enrolment increases. Ontario’s PSE system has produced impressive results despite significant challenges. In 2009, 63 per cent of Ontario adults had completed some PSE, the highest such rate in the member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In addition, both universities and colleges combined have absorbed a 36 per cent increase in enrolment since 2002–03. Part of this increase has been the result of demographics, but it has also been fuelled by an Ontario strategy aimed at improving economic competitiveness. Challenges Ahead Need for Clear Objectives Conclusion.

Best practices/Innovation

Capital. Centre for Public Impact › Welcome to the lab. The next big idea: governments want it; citizens expect it; and policymakers hunt high and low for it.

Centre for Public Impact › Welcome to the lab

But it’s not easy. Managing the government machine is all-consuming. The pressure for daily decisions and urgent responses is unremitting, and the fierce media spotlight never wavers. So, how can governments carve out the time and space they need to think, to plan, to innovate? Increasingly they are turning to new units made up of specialist personnel, dedicated to creating new and better solutions for citizens. Blazing an early trail was Denmark’s MindLab, a cross-governmental innovation unit now into its second decade. Wonderful, wonderful…

Tuition and Cost

Higher Ed Big Data Dives Could Be the Answer to Retention Problems. There's a problem with higher ed retention, and data could provide a solution.

Higher Ed Big Data Dives Could Be the Answer to Retention Problems

Even though college degrees are the gateway to many high-level jobs, nearly half of students who start college don't end up graduating within six years, according to the US Department of Education. That limits their options in life and hinders enrollment growth at higher education institutions. Helix Education, an agency that gives higher ed institutions more options to boost enrollment efforts, recently released Predictive Student Retention: The Power of Data Coaching, a guide that encourages schools to take a deep dive into Big Data. uToronto receives $15 M for new Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship. The University of Toronto has received a $15 M investment by the Ontario government for its new Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship as part of the province’s goal of strengthening the Innovation SuperCorridor in Ontario.

uToronto receives $15 M for new Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship

“We are pleased at this recognition of the University of Toronto's excellence and contribution to the economy through innovation, entrepreneurship, and work-integrated learning,” said uToronto President Meric Gertler. The centre is designed to enhance ON’s private sector, modernize the manufacturing sector, accelerate entrepreneurship activity, and produce highly qualified graduates in fields of study related to provincial and national economic success.

The centre is also funded by $26 M raised by the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, and $1 M raised by undergraduate students of the uToronto Engineering Society. uToronto (1) | uToronto (2)