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Canada's 2018 Innovation Policy Report Card
February 28, 2018 - Daniel Schwanen and Rosalie Wyonch

This E-Brief introduces a new innovation policy report card, comparing key policy indicators affecting innovation performance across 14 countries, focusing on the implications for Canada.

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Measuring Student Outcomes: The Case for Identifying Indigenous Students in Canada’s PISA Sample
February 13, 2018 - John Richards and Parisa Mahboubi

Collection of data on academic outcomes among Indigenous students is a necessary step towards bridging the education gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous students, according to a new report...

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...

Richards, Mahboubi - Let’s Get Serious about Indigenous student outcomes
Intelligence Memos
From: John Richards and Parisa Mahboubi To: Provincial Ministers of Education Date: March 16, 2018 Re: Let’s Get Serious about Indigenous student outcomes As education ministers, you realize that...
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...
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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