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Vocational Education & Training in Canada
Topics covered include:
- Non-university pathways;
- Education reforms;
- Public policy on education and training;
- International perspectives on vocational training;
- The role of private colleges;
- Skills training for the workplace;
- and more.
Vocational Education & Training in Canada
Updated January 2017
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