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A literature review of factors that support successful transitions by Aboriginal people from K-12 to postsecondary 134 education [Council of Ministers of Education, CMEC]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2010

“The purpose of this literature review is to document transitions of Aboriginal persons to post-secondary education, along with the challenges they face and supports they need.”

What Explains the Educational Attainment Gap between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Youth? [Marc Frenette]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Social Research and Demonstration Corporation
Year of publication: 
2011

“Aboriginal people generally have lower levels of educational attainment than other groups in Canada, but little is known about the reasons behind this gap. This study is the second of two by the same author investigating the issue in detail.”

Training the Excluded for Work: Access and Equity for Women, Immigrants, First Nations, Youth, and People with Low Income [Canadian Journal of Political Science, CJPS]

Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Political Science (CJPS)
Year of publication: 
2006

"Training the Excluded for Work is an important contribution to debates about the importance and viability of job training policies and programmes that are directed to those who are "excluded" in the Canadian labour market. It is also timely insofar as job training, in contrast to post-secondary education policy, remains somewhat under examined in Canada. This is particularly ironic, as job training has emerged as a key issue for policy makers, industry, workers and activists.

NIEEF Scholarships [Canadian Council for the Advancement of Development Officers, CANDO]

Publisher: 
Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO)
Year of publication: 
2012

"The National Indigenous Economic Education Foundation (NIEEF) provides scholarships, training and research funding for students involved in Aboriginal community economic development."

Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer (TAED) [Canadian Council for the Advancement of Development Officers, CANDO]

Publisher: 
Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO)
Year of publication: 
2012

"To earn the Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer Certificate, candidate (student in the process) must demonstrate 16 competencies that can be earned either through post-secondary study (delivered through an accredited programs - universities and colleges across Canada), course by course match up and/or through prior learning assessment (PLA) that measures past learning and experience."

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