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Global education for Canadians: Equipping young Canadians to succeed at home & abroad: executive summary and recommendations

This report explains why Canada needs to treat international learning as a national priority and sketches out the elements of a Canadian strategy. Section 2, Why Global Education Matters — Now More than Ever, highlights the importance of outbound student mobility in a rapidly changing world. Section 3, Canada — Stuck in Neutral While Others Race Ahead, looks at what other countries are doing and shows how Canada is falling short. Section 4, A Global Education Strategy for Canada, suggests elements of a Canadian strategy based on the Study Group’s key findings from Canadian and other countries’ experiences. Section 5, Taking Action: A Pan-Canadian Approach, outlines what government, educational institutions, the private sector and other stakeholders must do to put the strategy into effect. A summary of recommendations is provided at the end.