Measuring student outcomes: the case for identifying Indigenous students in Canada's PISA sample

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Author: Richards, John; Mahboubi, Parisa

Abstract:

In this report the authors argue that the collection of data on academic outcomes among Indigenous students is a necessary step towards bridging the education gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous students. The report encourages the Canadian provinces to improve their understanding of native student outcomes by adding a question inviting Indigenous students to identify themselves for the forthcoming 2018 round of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Inclusion of an Indigenous indicator in provincial samples would provide evidence for Indigenous students...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Indigenous people; Students; Outcomes; Equity

Keywords: Data collecting; Measurement; Outcomes of education and training; Attainment; Ethnicity; Social indicator

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Toronto, Ontario: C. D. Howe Institute, 2018

Physical description: 15 p.

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https://cdhowe.org/public-policy-research/measuring-student-outcomes-case-identifying-indigenous-students-canada%E2%80%99s-pisa-sample

Also called: Measuring student outcomes: the case for identifying Indigenous students in Canada's Programme for International Student Assessment sample

Series: e-brief (C. D. Howe Institute); February 13, 2018

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 131.471

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