Reminders

Learning 2010

Learning: 2010 Archive

Education unlocks future opportunities and is closely linked with prosperity.

9-1 The Percentage of our Population with Access to the Internet is an indicator of how prepared our citizens are to access the variety of knowledge and information that is available on the world wide web.

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2005

2007

2009

Waterloo Region

68

73.5

76.9

Ontario 

66.5

70.9

77.9

Canada 

60.9

68.6

77.1

Source: Statistics Canada Table 358-0122

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9-2 The Number of People who have not completed High School is an indicator of the number of residents without a grade 12 diploma.

 Note, Statistics Canada collects this data for communities across the country and includes individuals in the 15-17 age range who would not be expected to have graduated. This manner of collection is consistent across all communities.

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1990

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

39.5

29.9

28.1

28.9

26.5

26.1

24.2

24.3

22.2

20

19.4

Ontario 

35.4

26.2

25.2

24.5

23.2

22.6

22

21.6

20.6

20.1

19.6

Canada 

37.8

28.2

27.2

26.3

25

24.4

23.6

23.2

22.2

21.6

21

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey by special request.

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 9-3 The Composite Learning Index combines standards for "learning to know, do, live, and be."  It is an overall indicator of our residents' level of ability to succeed in society. 

 

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2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Waterloo Region

77

85

89

82

81

Ontario 

76

80

80

78

79

Canada

73

76

77

75

75

 Source: Canadian Council on Learning, 2010

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9-4 The Provincial Reading Standard is determined by annual testing in all publicly funded schools.  The grade six reading level is an indicator of future success. 

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04-05

05-06

06-07

07-08

08-09

Public Board

64

64

63

63

69

Separate Board

65

67

65

67

69

Ontario Average

59

62

62

61

61

 Source: Ontario Education Quality and Accountability Office

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