Abstract

A frequent reason for continuing education by adults, regardless of educational attainment, refers to the changing nature of work. Through secondary analysis of the National Graduate Survey data, the study reveals patterns of participation in education and training in relation to employment and life course circumstances of Canadian university graduates in early 2000s.

Keywords

continuing education, knowledge economy, return to education

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Social and Economic Determinants of Continuing Education by Canadian University Graduates

A frequent reason for continuing education by adults, regardless of educational attainment, refers to the changing nature of work. Through secondary analysis of the National Graduate Survey data, the study reveals patterns of participation in education and training in relation to employment and life course circumstances of Canadian university graduates in early 2000s.