Equity for Immigrant Students

Canada's immigrant students outperform their non-immigrant peers on PISA science.


by Jennifer Craw

Canada's immigrant students outperform their non-immigrant peers on PISA science.This month we look at high-performing education systems which are also notable for their performance on specific measures of equity. Canada is one of the few countries where immigrant children achieve at a level similar to their native counterparts, with immigrant students even performing slightly better in science on PISA than their non-immigrant peers in 2015. Find out more about Canada’s approach to providing high-quality education to all students in the Supporting Equity section of CIEB’s profile of Canada’s education system.