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Sociology
Course
SOC100
Professor
Bede Eke
Semester
Fall

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November 8EducationEducation in Canada y Institutions responsible for the transmission of knowledge skills values and attitudes deemed desirable y Formal education regulated and organized by the state y Informal education stresses societal norms and values working to socialize the next generation History Of Public Education Resedential Schoolsy Earliest forms of formal education y Resocialize aboriginal people to become civilizedMass Education y Industrialized and immigration y Education viewed as essential to economic development y Ontario first to offer free compulsory education y Girls and boys educated differently males given vocational training in preparation for the labour market while girls were prepared to be housewives or to work in nurturing occupationsCurrent Educational Rates y Significant rise in postsecondary educational attainment y Massification of higher education participation y High school diploma doesnt translate into the same kind of pay as it could a few decades ago y Women account for 582 of fulltime undergraduate students y Compared to other OECD countries Canada fares well
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