|April 2, 2014
State of the Nation 2013: K-12 online learning in Canada
Michael Barbour, Isabelle Farrington College of Education, Sacred Heart University, ConnecticutThis presentation will highlight the details of the sixth annual State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada report. Some of these highlights include:
A new feature in the sixth edition of the study was a focus on K-12 distance education programmes that fall under federal jurisdiction are accurately represented. All First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) education falls under the jurisdiction of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC). During the 2011-12 school year, there were five FNMI K-12 distance education programmes that operate under agreements signed between the education authorities that manage these programmes and AANDC, as well as provincial Ministries of Education in some instances.