Publications

Ensuring Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: Sustainable Development Goal 4 in Canada

This report provides a framework to share information at the pan-Canadian and international levels on work underway in Canada to achieve SDG 4. The report builds on SDG 4 data and indicators and includes, where possible, provincial and territorial data.

Categories: Adult Education, Early childhood education, Education for sustainable development, Elementary and secondary education, Equity, Postsecondary education, Technical and vocational education

Ensuring Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: Sustainable Development Goal 4 in Canada, Appendix A

This document is an appendix to the CMEC report Ensuring Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: Sustainable Development Goal 4 in Canada. It includes source tables for the data presented throughout the CMEC report.

Categories: Adult Education, Early childhood education, Education for sustainable development, Elementary and secondary education, Equity, Postsecondary education, Technical and vocational education

CMEC Statement on Fostering Lifelong Learning in the Early Years

This statement is intended to encourage lifelong learning starting in the early years, for families, schools, and communities. It identifies the early years as a critical learning period for children to develop the foundational competencies, attitudes, skills, strategies, and knowledge that they will need to be lifelong learners.

Categories: Early childhood education, Education for sustainable development, Inclusive Education, Learning outcomes, Lifelong learning

2018 OECD Skills Summit, June 28–29, 2018, Porto, Portugal

This report contains the main highlights of the June 2018 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Skills Summit, which was co-organized by the OECD and the government of Portugal. Exploring the theme of “skills for a digital world,” the summit focused on three main areas: risks and opportunities in a digital world; rethinking education and lifelong learning policies; and better skills policies for tomorrow’s world. Participants discussed the impact of digitalization on workplaces, what governments are doing to ensure that citizens are equipped with the skills they need to participate effectively in an increasingly digitalized world, and how institutional policies can be redesigned to be more responsive to the challenges and opportunities of a digitized world.

Categories: Civic and Citizenship Education, Early childhood education, Elementary and secondary education, Enrolment and graduation, Information and Communication Technologies, International Organizations and Meetings, Learner transitions, Learning outcomes, Lifelong learning, Postsecondary education, Skills training, Technical and vocational education, Priorities and goals in education

CMEC Early Learning and Development Framework

The framework presents a pan-Canadian vision for early learning that can be adapted to the unique needs and circumstances of each province and territory. It is designed to serve as a resource to support the development of policies and initiatives by ministries and departments of education and their partners that enhance the quality and continuity of the learning experience in the early years and beyond.

Categories: Early childhood education, Equity, Inclusive Education, Lifelong learning

Key Policy Issues in Aboriginal Education: An Evidence-Based Approach

This report considers how better data and evidence can be developed to support jurisdictions' efforts to improve the academic achievement and attainment of Aboriginal students in provincial and territorial elementary and secondary schools.

Categories: Indigenous Education, Assessment and evaluation, At-risk students, Diversity, Early childhood education, Education data and research, Educational funding, Elementary and secondary education, Equity

CMEC Statement on Play-Based Learning

In July 2012, ministers of education issued this statement on the importance of play-based learning. It recognizes that purposeful play in the formative years sets the stage for future learning, health, and well-being.

Categories: Early childhood education, Education data and research, Education systems structure and operation

Pan-Canadian Report on Official Languages in Education, 2005–06 to 2008–09

This is the second of two reports called for under the Protocol for Agreements for Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction, 2005-2006 to 2008-2009. It provides a summative description of the achievement of outcomes supported by protocol funding — the projects, initiatives, and ongoing efforts in minority-language education and second-language instruction carried out by the provinces and territories.

Categories: Access to Learning, Accountability, Adult Education, Diversity, Early childhood education, Education systems structure and operation, Elementary and secondary education, Enrolment and graduation, Inclusive Education, Learner transitions, Lifelong learning, Official languages, Postsecondary education, School improvement, Teaching tools and resources, Teachers and teaching

Hemispheric Commitment to Early Childhood Education

At the plenary session of the Fifth Meeting of the Ministers of Education of the member countries of the Organization of American States, this commitment to early childhood education was adopted. This document includes a statement of objectives on which the signatories agreed to work together.

Categories: Early childhood education, International Organizations and Meetings

Fifth Meeting of Ministers of Education, Organization of American States, November 14-16, 2007, Cartagena, Columbia

This delegation report outlines the sessions held at the meeting of the ministers of education in the Organization of American States on early childhood education. The report includes the Hemispheric Commitment to Early Childhood Education, adopted at the meeting, and the text of the speech given by Peter Bjornson, Minister of Education, Citizenship and Youth, Manitoba, on the policy frameworks, funding, and sustainability of early childhood education in the jurisdictions.

Categories: Early childhood education, International Organizations and Meetings