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Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: More Educated, But Less Skilled Canadians

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November 14, 2017
Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: More Educated, But Less Skilled Canadians

Canada’s workforce has experienced a troubling slide in literacy and numeracy skills, despite higher levels of education and improvements in learning technology, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: More Educated, But Less Skilled Canadians,” author Parisa Mahboubi compares results of international surveys from 2003 and 2012 and finds Canadians’ skill levels declining across all age cohorts studied.

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Parisa Mahboubi , Senior Policy Analyst
Parisa Mahboubi

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