Announced in Budget 2019 as part of the International Education Strategy, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is piloting a program to encourage participation of underrepresented groups in outbound international student experiences. The pilot program aims to test and evaluate innovative approaches to reduce barriers to studying and working abroad. SRDC is providing advice and recommendations to ESDC in the form of a comprehensive evaluation framework and plan for rigorously evaluating the five-year pilot.
Published: March 2020
Capability: Socio-economic Impact Assessment - Survey Design and Data Management - Experimentation - Program Evaluation/ Performance Measurement
Policy Area: Adult Learning - Literacy and Essential Skills, Career Development and LMI, Post-Secondary Education - Access and Persistence - Student Financial Aid, Youth Development and Inclusion
Population: Indigenous Peoples - Low-income Populations - People with Disabilities - Students - Youth