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Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada

April 2010

Women in Non-traditional Occupations and Fields of Study

In 1976, 48% of women were in the paid labour market, compared to 91% of men. By 2009, that gap had narrowed considerably, with 76% of women being in the labour market, compared to 86% of men. While the labour market is still split along gender lines, change is evident, driven by strong gains in postsecondary education levels among women, especially at the university level ...

New Perspectives on Access to Postsecondary Education

Much past research on gaps in participation in postsecondary education has focussed on issues of costs and affordability. New research points to the need to take a broader perspective, taking into account a range of personal and behavioural factors, which themselves are found to vary both across socioeconomic groups and between males and females ...

Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP)

New Tables and Charts (April 2010)

Fact Sheet No. 5 (April 2010)

Interrupting high school and returning to education