The second edition of Historical Statistics of Canada was jointly produced by the Social Science Federation of Canada and Statistics Canada in 1983. This volume contains about 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of the Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s.
Section W is the section on education. This section is in three main parts as follows: Summary Statistics (series W1-66); Elementary and Secondary Education (series W67-306) and Post-secondary Education (series W307-532). Within each part there are series on enrolment, number and qualifications of teachers and financial data. Additional information on degrees awarded and libraries is given in the third part.
NB: Statistics Canada, the nation’s central statistical agency, provides social and economic data and analysis used for planning, evaluation, research and decision-making. Information produced and disseminated by the agency describes most of the characteristics, conditions and activities of Canadians.
A child’s readiness for school depends on the most basic of all knowledge, _how to learn_. A [recent] report lists the seven key ingredients of this crucial capacity – all related to emotional intelligence: confidence, curiousity, intentionality, self-control, relatedness, capacity to communicate and cooperativeness.
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