Reports & Data
As announced in the fall of 2011, CCL will close its doors permanently in the spring of 2012.
CCL deeply appreciates all the support it has received from employees, volunteers and stakeholders since its inception in 2004 and extends heartfelt thanks to all those who have contributed to its success.
CCL publishes a wide variety of reports and other data to facilitate and support the progress of lifelong learning in Canada.
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Health Literacy in Canada: A Healthy Understanding
This report examines the relationship between levels of health literacy and health outcomes (e.g., diabetes). It also outlines how certain characteristics, such as education and age, can affect health literacy. (February 2008)
Health Literacy in Canada: Initial Results from the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS)
The results used in this report are derived from health-related literacy tasks that were included in the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALSS). (September 2007)
Post-secondary Education in Canada: Meeting our Needs?
This report offers a much-needed perspective for informed public discussion about the future of PSE in this country and how the sector can best help Canadians to find success. (February 2009)
Post-secondary Education in Canada: Strategies for Success
This report begins to provide answers about the extent to which we are currently attaining pan-Canadian goals. (December 2007)
Canadian Post-secondary Education : A Positive Record – An Uncertain Future
This report aims to inform Canadians about the extent to which Canada is meeting stated social and economic objectives through post-secondary education. (December 2006)
State of E-Learning in Canada
CCL’s State of E-Learning in Canada was written to improve Canadians’ understanding of e-learning—particularly of its challenges, limitations and benefits—so that Canada may move forward in appropriate and relevant ways. (May 14, 2009 )
State of Learning in Canada: A Year in Review
The 2009–2010 State of Learning in Canada: A Year in Review report provides the most up-to-date information available on Canada’s learning landscape, and in the process helps contribute to a more comprehensive understanding of how Canadians are faring as lifelong learners. (March 2010)
Securing Prosperity through Canada’s Human Infrastructure: The State of Adult Learning and Workplace Training in Canada
State of Learning is an annual publication that pulls Canada's learning landscape into focus. This report focuses on how adult learning —all forms of learning undertaken by adults beyond initial education and training — can help to foster a more secure future for Canadians and Canada. (September 2009)
State of Learning in Canada: Toward a Learning Future
This report provides an overview of how well Canadians are equipped to meet the demands of our collective future. (July 2008)
State of Learning in Canada: No Time for Complacency
This report examines Canada’s state of learning in early childhood, at school, through adulthood, in the workplace and for Aboriginal Peoples, with a special feature on literacy that touches on all these areas. (January 2007)
CCL produces and publishes other reports on different aspects of learning for partner organizations and commissions other organizations to produce reports. View reports:
CCL's State-of-the-Field Reviews focus on key learning issues: Early Childhood Learning; Elementary and Secondary School Learning; Post-secondary Learning; Adult Learning; Work and Learning; and Health and Learning.
A Systematic Review is an approach to gathering, analyzing and synthesizing a body of research on a given topic. As systematic reviews are typically collaborative in nature, the CCL research team works in conjunction with professions, experts and practitioners in the field to ensure all key resources are accessed.
The Journal of Applied Research on Learning (JARL) is a research publication that addresses specific, practical problems affecting learning in Canada and applied research of significance to learning in Canada.
Lessons in Learning is published to provide Canadians with independent information about 'what works' in learning.
The Survey of Canadian Attitudes toward Learning is Canada’s barometer of opinions, perceptions and beliefs about lifelong learning.
CCL has developed a comprehensive Data Warehouse to provide educators, researchers, policy-makers and the general public with easy, no-cost, access to CCL research data and other information.