VICTORIA - The Conference Board of Canada is giving B.C. good grades for the number of high school graduates — ranking first among all provinces and 16 comparison countries. B.C.’s impressive number for high school diploma attainment was 91.4% among adults.
The province’s education outcomes as a whole — covering grade school, post-secondary and adult skills training — topped all other provinces in Canada, and ranked behind only Japan and Finland.
Read the report here: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/hcp/provincial/education.aspx
Learn more about B.C. student achievement in public schools: http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/ministries/education/factsheets/factsheet-bc-student-achievement-in-public-schools.html
For other fact sheets on B.C.’s education system:
Class size in British Columbia: http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/ministries/education/factsheets/factsheet-class-size-in-british-columbia.html
Class composition in British Columbia: http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/ministries/factsheets/factsheet-class-composition-in-british-columbia.html
B.C. education funding at record levels: http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/ministries/education/factsheets/factsheet-bc-education-funding-at-record-levels.html