Life Paths and Educational and Employment Outcomes of Disadvantaged Aboriginal Learners

Atlanta Sloane-Seale, Lori Wallace, Benjamin Levin
2013 Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education  
This paper examines the linkages between education and training and labour market outcomes. It is based on a study that sought to improve our understanding of the longer-term relationship between disadvantage and educational/economic achievements. The population used in this study, as well as in two previous studies (Cooke, Wallace, Sloane-Seale, & Levin, 2000; McClure, Wallace, Sloane-Seale, Lavallee, & Levin, 1999) comprised Manitoba adults with backgrounds of low educational achievement. The
more » ... al achievement. The study investigated factors that help adults overcome disadvantage to become successful post-secondary learners. Specifically, the impact of agency (decisions and choices that adults make) and biography (negative and positive personal experiences) on labour force participation, income, and skill acquisition was investigated.
doi:10.21225/d5np5s fatcat:f7v3tgyjynay7htekhko4ezafi