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Session 2B: Mapping the Demographics of English-Language Education

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2:00 PM, Wednesday 3 Nov 2021 (50 minutes)
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Demographics - Quebec English-language schoolsFirst Official Language SpokenEmployability

Moderator: John McMahon, Director General, Vanier College


D'Arcy Springate-Floch, Data Analyst, Playfair Statistics 

"Comparing the Presence of English Speakers and the English School System"

This presentation will map the location of English schools of all levels in Québec and compare to census data of Québec's English-speaking population by age category. To help with comparability various language concepts and geographic types will be shown. 


Caroline Dufour, Data Analyst/Researcher, Playfair Statistics 

"Education for Employability: Cross-Sectional Data Evidence"

My presentation will use census data to explore the relationship between highest level of education and unemployment across Québec. It will a focus on comparing the two official language groups, using First-Official Language Spoken. Maps will be used to illustrate regional differences and the data will be broken down by relevant demographic characteristics, such as gender and age. 


Speakers' bios:

D’Arcy Springate-Floch was born in the Eastern Townships and graduated from Bishop’s University with a degree in International Political Economy. His work with Playfair Statistics focuses on the disparities and challenges faced by the English-speaking community of Québec. D’Arcy also works part-time with the Parent Resource Centre of Ottawa on municipal childcare access and early education metrics.

Caroline Dufour is a graduate of Bishop’s University and is currently studying political science at the Université de Montréal at the graduate level. She also works as a researcher and data analyst for Playfair Statistics. Her interests include climate policy, social inequalities, political polarization and quantitative analysis.


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