This study examines the literacy skills proficiency distribution among key subgroups in the province of Ontario including recent immigrants, Aboriginals, Francophone, youth, and older workers. The objective is to inform policy direction with respect to resource targeting for adult learning initiatives in the province. Among other sources, the project utilizes the latest data from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).
Published: September 2015
Capability: Data Sciences - Policy Research
Policy Area: Adult Learning - Adult Training - Workplace Training - Literacy and Essential Skills
Population: Indigenous Peoples - Newcomers - Official Language Minorities - Older Workers - Youth