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Red Flags for Educators: Lessons for Canada in the PISA Results
August 29, 2017 - John Richards

As students prepare for return to school, educators and parents in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the four Atlantic provinces should be concerned about their student test scores, according to a new...

The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants' Literacy Skills
August 1, 2017 - Parisa Mahboubi

Ottawa should strengthen the screening process to improve the literacy skills of immigrants, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants’...

Education Quality and Immigrants' Success in the Canadian Labour Market
July 20, 2017 - Qing (Felix) Li

Policymakers must find innovative ways to improve immigrants’ likelihood of finding well-paid employment, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Education Quality and Immigrants’...

Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated Schools
January 28, 2016 - Barry Anderson and John Richards

Major reforms are needed to address Canada’s failing reserve schools, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated...

Underperforming Adults? The Paradox of Skills Development in Canada
September 16, 2015 - Andrew Parkin

Canada’s lacklustre performance on the OECD’s test of adult literacy, numeracy and problem solving has raised questions about the quality of provincial education systems, but the explanation for...

Parisa Mahboubi - Dissecting Income Inequality
Intelligence Memos
From: Parisa Mahboubi To: Concerned Canadians Date: January 4, 2018 Re: Dissecting Income Inequality Canadians today are richer than ever, but the gap between average and median household wealth has...
John Richards - Look to B.C. for a Glimmer of Hope in Indigenous Education
Intelligence Memos
From: John Richards To: Canadian Ministers of Education Date: December 21, 2017 Re: Look to B.C. for a Glimmer of Hope in Indigenous Education Statistics Canada recently released its final batch of...
Finnie, Mueller, Sweetman - Debunking the Barista Fallacy: A New Way of Measuring Earnings of University Graduates
Intelligence Memos
From: Ross Finnie, Richard E. Mueller, and Arthur Sweetman To: Concerned Canadians Date: October 27, 2017 Re: Debunking the Barista Fallacy: A New Way of Measuring Earnings of University Graduates An...
Nous avons étudié la rémunération des enseignants au Canada. Ce que nous avons découvert vous surprendra.
Research
Il n’existe aucune relation claire entre les résultats des évaluations des élèves à l’échelle provinciale et la rémunération relative des enseignants dans les six plus importantes provinces...

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