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  Media Education in Canada | Introduction
Our objective was to identify which subject areas contained media education outcomes in the new curricula and to determine what support was available to help teachers integrate media-related components into their lessons.
Canada has come a long way in giving official recognition to media literacy, but there is still a long way to go before the subject is integrated fully into Canadian classrooms.
Includes curriculum reform in Canada, the present status of media education and the continuing challenges that must be addressed before media education can be effectively integrated into the majority of Canadian classrooms.
www.media-awareness.ca /english/teachers/media_education/index.cfm   (257 words)

  Education in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Education in Canada is provided, funded, and overseen by federal, provincial, and local governments.
Education in Canada is a provincial responsibility and, as such, there are many variations between the provinces.
The structure of education in Canada differs from province to province, however the studies are comparable.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Education_in_Canada   (2485 words)

 96F0030XIE2001012 - Education in Canada: Raising the standard
The highly-qualified in the working-age population, Canada 1991 and 2001
Canada ranks fourth overall in the proportion of its working-age population with a university degree, according to an annual study done by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Canada depends on young entrants to the working-age population to replenish the knowledge and skills that are lost when older workers retire, and to bring new skills to the economy.
www12.statcan.ca /english/census01/Products/Analytic/companion/educ/canada.cfm   (5142 words)

 Education Policy Analysis Archives: Vol. 1 No. 3 Goodson The Devil's Bargain
The problems of faculties of education are particularly worrisome because of the political climate in which we currently operate.
Fourth, action research was assisted by the rise of the "new wave" methods in educational research and evaluation with their emphasis on participants' perspectives and categories in shaping educational practices and situations.
Sixth, there was increasing solidarity in the teaching profession in response to the public criticism which has accompanied the post-expansion educational politics of the 1970s and 1980s; this, too, has prompted the organization of support net- works of concerned professionals interested in the continuing developments of education even though the expansionist tide has turned.
epaa.asu.edu /epaa/v1n3.html   (7975 words)

 Official Guide to Canadian Law Schools
The responsibility for legal training in Canada is shared between the nation’s law schools and the law societies of the various provinces.
Most of these courses are basic to legal education; some are required by the provincial law societies as prerequisites for admission to the bar.
Legal education is primarily academic in that students devote most of their time to mastering general concepts and principles that shape the law.
www.lsac.org /canadianCFC/template2.asp?url=LegalEdCanada.htm   (1068 words)

 Higher Education in Canada
Despite the fact that education is a provincial responsibility in the Canadian federation, the federal government has over the postwar period used its spending power to provide financing directly to universities and to students, and indirectly via transfers to the provinces.
Like Mueller and Rockerbie, she takes the higher education system to be in disequilibrium where tuition does not adjust to clear the market, rationing of university positions is done on the basis of grades, and total enrolment rates are determined by the short side of the market.
CAUT Almanac of Post-Secondary Education in Canada, 2004.
jdi.econ.queensu.ca /Publications/HigherEducation.html   (10260 words)

 Canada: Education: Higher Education (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
Bilingual, national nonprofit organization for the promotion of education, with a dues-paying membership open to "anyone who is involved or interested in education." In English and French.
Council of provincial education ministers which serves as "the national voice for education in Canada." In Canada, there is no federal or national department of education, which is responsibility of each province.
Free searchable portal to bibliographic records (from the AMICUS online catalog) of all theses in Library and Archives Canada's theses collection, which was established in 1965; and free access to the full-text electronic versions of Canadian theses and dissertations that were published from the beginning of 1998 to August 31, 2002.
www.loc.gov /rr/international/main/canada/education.html   (268 words)

 Distance Education in Canada
Taken in sum, this book is a marvelous reflection of the eclectic nature of distance education in general - and of distance education in Canada in particular.
The editors have taken as their task the construction of a mosaic of activities and issues in distance education in Canada based on illustrative examples and case studies.
This book is the first substantial account of distance education in Canada and, as such, I believe it covers the scene sufficiently well to live up to its title and to meet the aspirations of the editors.
cade.athabascau.ca /vol2.2/12_Reviews_shale.html   (962 words)

 Education Solutions - Canada
This understanding is something we bring to the process of educating customers and channel partners on your products.
Employee education is important to the success of your company.
The focus of our Employee Education program is to help you rapidly and efficiently turn knowledge into productivity for your workforce and maximize value while aligning with your organization's business strategies.
www.globalknowledge.com /enterprise/generic.asp?pageid=121&country=Canada&translation=English   (439 words)

 Education Canada - Course Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Furthermore, Education Canada requires 74 hours of practical teaching in order to graduate, which is not included in most other TESOL programs.
Education Canada normally requires that the first certificate be awarded in the candidate's mother tongue.
Once the 48 hours of volunteer work are completed, Education Canada requires that the director or manager of the institution acknowledges and certifies the teaching performance by means of an evaluation form issued by Education Canada, to be returned to our TESOL Program Coordinator.
www.educationcanadacollege.com /english/deteachc.html   (1460 words)

 Education in Canada, Study in Canada, Canadian Universities, Canada Colleges
Keeping in mind the priority associated to education in Canada, we have tried to list the Canadian Universities and their related websites.
This is the official website of University of Toronto and gives you an overview of the university’s three campuses — St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough — and articulates many of the reasons why University of Toronto is justly renowned as the finest teaching and research university in the country.
Queen’s University is one of Canada's leading universities, with an international reputation for scholarship, research, social purpose, spirit and diversity.
www.indiaedu.com /education-abroad/canada.html   (333 words)

 Canada Education: Universities Colleges and Schools
In addition to universities, Canada's postsecondary system includes 175 community colleges, which respond to the training needs of business, industry and the public service, as well as the educational needs of vocationally oriented secondary school graduates.
Universities in Canada range from large urban, multi-campus and research-intensive universities, offering a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, to small liberal arts colleges with a focus on undergraduate education.
Three universities are devoted entirely to distance education - a field in which Canada, a country of vast spaces and outstanding achievements in telecommunications, is a world leader.
www.internationaleducationmedia.com /canada/index.htm   (1039 words)

 Study Abroad, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Canada is probably best known for the stunning beauty of its natural environment.
From coast to coast, Canada is a panorama of gorgeous mountains, lakes, rivers, forests, plains, and more.
Add to that the influence of the United States and the many immigrants who have settled there, and Canada is a fascinating and fun mix.
canada.studyabroad.com   (149 words)

 The Daily, Tuesday, May 22, 2001. Education in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Education in Canada summarizes data on institutions, enrolment, graduates, teachers and finance for all levels of education.
The publication also provides demographic data from the Census and educational attainment, labour force participation rates and unemployment rates of the adult population from the Labour Force Survey.
Education in Canada, 2000 (81-229-XIB, $38; 81-229-XPB, $51) is now available.
www.statcan.ca /Daily/English/010522/b010522a.htm   (134 words)

 Higher Education Solutions | Canada | canada.ciber.com
The higher education world is unique, complex, competitive, and ever-changing.
Our higher education practice is comprised of more than 100 dedicated consultants who have walked in your shoes, know the software, and understand your needs and constraints.
Our knowledge of the software is unmatched in PeopleSoft Higher Education consulting; we helped PeopleSoft develop both the U.S. and Canadian Student Administration system, and have experts who were the primary developers for the Contributor Relations application.
www.ciber.com /canada/higher_ed.cfm   (842 words)

 Canadian School Boards Association (CDNSBA) - Education in Canada
In Canada, education is the responsibility of provincial governments.
Canadian school boards have helped build a universally accessible, publicly funded education system that is among the best in the world.
Where they do have the right to tax, school boards have more to say about how education dollars are spent in their communities.
www.cdnsba.org /education_in_canada.php   (197 words)

 Student Guide: Canada Education System
Graduate education--often known as "post-graduate" education because it begins after graduation with a bachelor's--consists of master's degrees (largely taught courses that last between one and two years in length) and doctorate degrees (research-based education, which takes from two years to seven years).
Education in Canada is the responsibility of each Canadian province; educational standards and funding are not centrally controlled as they often are in the United States.
Despite the higher independence of Canadian universities, the level of undergraduate education in Canada is similar to US and other commonwealth countries.
www.w3education.org /student_resources/education-system-canada.asp   (266 words)

 Education in Canada
University education is considered to be a higher level of schooling than college education.
This variable, described as the Highest Level of Schooling, implies a hierarchy of educational attainment; however, in a number of instances, the levels are not entirely hierarchical.
Another example in which the hierarchical element of this variable would be slightly askew is in the cases of persons who have completed both university and college education.
www12.statcan.ca /francais/census01/products/highlight/Education/Definition.cfm?Lang=E   (511 words)

 Find financial aid for higher education in Canada
Education is expensive in Canada, but significantly cheaper than the cost in the US.
Tuition fees run from $2,000 to $10,000 Canadian per year, depending on the type (private or government-funded) and quality of the institution, as well as the type and quality of the program of studies.
International students are prohibited from obtaining any form of employment in Canada, beyond what their visa authorizes.
www.imahal.com /education/canada/aid/list.htm   (520 words)

 Study in Canada
And you get all this at a remarkably low cost…..both in terms of cost of education and the cost of living.
Tuition fees for international students in Canada are much lower than comparable countries.
With over 90 universities and 150 colleges and technical institutes, featuring virtually every program imaginable, Canada may just be the place of your dreams.
www.infozee.com /canada   (231 words)

 Study Abroad in Canada , Masters, MBA, Canada. Tuition Fees, Admission requirements
Canada offers a high quality, affordable education that is recognized world-wide.
Moreover, Canada is a safe, secure, healthy, multicultural and welcoming environment for international students.
As well, services and advisors are available to help students adapt to living in Canada and ensure that the time spent in Canada is enjoyable.
www.graduateshotline.com /enggcan.html   (284 words)

 Education in Canada
Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) - The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) is the national, voluntary membership organization created in 1972 to represent colleges and institutes to government, business and industry, both in Canada and internationally.
Canadian Universities/Universités Canadiennes - The compiler of this page does not have a list of e-mail addresses for universities; does not have information about which universities offer programs in a particular field of study; does not have a list of institutions that offer courses over the Internet.
Colleges and Universities, Canada - These lists contain home pages for universities and colleges from Canada.
www.nurses.info /education_nthamerica_canada.htm   (200 words)

 tryeducation.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Instructor-- General Education (Lincoln College of Technology) Lincoln College of Technology, located in Norcross, Georgia, is in need of talented instructors to teach general education courses:...
Time for a driver's education overhaul The National Transportation Safety Board found in 2005 that the standard course hasn't changed much in 50 years, was designed arbitrarily, and isn't...
Career education: what it is and how to do it, Career education: what it is and how to do it, by Kenneth B. Hoyt [and others].
www.tryeducation.com /education-resource/secondary-education-in-canada.html   (2778 words)

 Adult Education in Canada | Bot Street Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Adult education in Canada enjoyed a major growth spurt between 1960 and the early 1990s.
In a period of about 20 years, the number of adults enrolled in continuing education in Canada increased from approximately 4% in 1960 to 35% in the early 1990s.
In a report published by the Minister of Industry in 2001, the results of the 1998 Adult Education and Training Survey showed that 28% of Canadians were enrolled in adult education courses, showing the first decline in adults enrolled in continuing education in over 30 years.
www.botstreetjournal.com /?p=367   (189 words)

 Canada Education Savings Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Education is among the best investments for the future.
The Government of Canada believes in the value of education as an investment for the future.
a Canada Learning Bond (CLB), an additional grant worth up to $2,000 to help modest-income families start saving for the education after high school of children born after December 31, 2003.
www.rhdsc.gc.ca /en/gateways/nav/top_nav/program/cesg.shtml   (241 words)

 education@canada – International Gateway
Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), the secretariat for the
In Canada, there is no federal or national department of education.
Education is the exclusive responsibility of each province and territory
educationcanada.cmec.ca /EN/home.php   (87 words)

 Welcome to Education Canada
In addition to the multiple activities at various universities in the German speaking countries, Canada has also become a topic for the classroom at various school levels, due to an increasing interest in English and French language teaching as well as in the Geography and History classroom.
Since an increasing number of publications has become available in the past 20 years, this page is meant as a guide, online reference and research tool listing information and comments on published school materials, articles, anthologies etc. as well as suggesting links and cross-references providing information on a variety of subjects and topics.
This section is useful for students and experts in the field not only from the German-speaking countries, but basically for anybody related to the teaching of topics related to Canada or only interested in Canada and its people.
www.education-canada.de /index-english.html   (298 words)

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