Adolescent girls in the NWT: academic preparation and career planning

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, North Slave Region, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Kivalliq Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, education, employment, school-career transition

Principal Investigator: McCreadie, Mary (1)
Licence Number: 12572
Organization: CCLOW - NWT Network, Status of Women Council of the NWT
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Issued: Jan 01, 1994
Project Team: E. Heineman

Objective(s): To gather quantitative and qualitative information on the education and career planning of female students in the NWT, with a focus on math and science education and careers requiring these subjects.

Project Description: Using surveys and discussion groups, we will consult with females students on their education and career planning. We will focus on math and science education and careers. Math and science teachers and school counsellors will be surveyed and classroom activities will be monitored. Data will also be collected on enrolment statistics for male and female students in math and science courses.