21 octobre 2013

Does Canada have the skills to pay the bills?

http://beta.images.theglobeandmail.com/media/www/images/flag/gam-masthead.pngBy Konrad Yakabuski. If you really want to know how Canadians stack up in the global skills sweepstakes, don’t ask the education establishment. They tend to cherry-pick the data to highlight our relative strengths, but dance around the elephants in the room that threaten to trample our economic future. That was clear this month when the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development released the results of its debut ranking of adult competencies, measuring the literacy, numeracy and digital problem-solving skills of people between 16 and 65 in 24 OECD countries. Read more...

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