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Education
In 2006, the majority of women with a university education were married to men who also had a university education. However, this tendency has decreased slightly over the last quarter-century. The pattern is similar for women in common-law unions. (Full Story)
The higher education sector comprised of institutions such as universities and affiliated research hospitals, experimental stations and clinics, spent $10.9 billion on research and development (R&D) in 2008/2009, up 7.3% from 2007/2008. (Full Story)
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is condemning the federal government’s decision to end funding for the First Nations University of Canada four days after long-called for reforms have been initiated.
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In 2007, graduates from two fields of study were almost exclusively female, in health and related clinical sciences and in education. With only three exceptions, women increased their share such that they accounted for more than half of graduates in all fields. (Full Story)
Total spending on research and development (R&D) in Canada is expected to amount to $29.9 billion in 2009. This is an anticipated 1.2% increase ... (Full Story)
Growing numbers of Canadians, particularly middle-aged and older Canadians, participated in job-related education or training in 2008 compared with five years earlier. (Full Story)
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the recipients of the 2009 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education. The Awards were presented at a ceremony in Ottawa on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day. (Full Story)
Canada surpassed 23 of the 30 member nations of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2007 regarding the proportion of its population aged 25 to 64 that had a university degree. (Full Story)
Spending on research and development by higher education institutions such as universities and affiliated research hospitals, experimental stations and clinics, amounted to $10.2 billion in current dollars in 2007/2008. (Full Story)
A three-day seminar will bring together 60 climate change, education and curricula development experts, in particular coming from Small Islands Developing States, to find answers to the question at UNESCO HQ in Paris at the end of July. (Full Story)
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