The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research is on a cross-country tour to discuss the Next Big Questions facing our world.
I look at Margaret Wente and Alex Usher, and their differing critiques of Canada’s postsecondary education system.
Despite student lobbying efforts, it continues to rise in most provinces.
The Canadian Council of Learning delivers some hard truths in a new report – likely one of its last.
Canada’s universities are feeling the financial pinch, but it’s nothing compared to the truly dire situation in the United States.
Was it a test of free speech or a cynical stunt? You decide.
New book calls for an evidence-based approach to finding what works and what doesn’t in the classroom.
A new report by the European University Association looks at the impact of the Bologna Accord over the last 10 years.
Two national student groups shine the light on student financial woes.
There were some positive items for postsecondary education and research, but also a major planned review of research funding.
It was never really closed, but Lucien Bouchard has reignited the discussion of the province’s low-tuition-fee policy.
“Sciencefeed” is a new micro-blogging service just for scientists — a great idea that should be replicated.
What happens when a “good education” doesn’t lead to a good job?
Enrolment in postsecondary environmental programs has dropped by nine percent since 1999. Why?
Saskatchewan government decides to cut funding to First Nations University of Canada.
The university’s faith conditions are put in the spotlight.
An ambitious new OECD project aims to assess and compare learning outcomes in higher-education systems around the world.
Is the liberal bias of professors due to self-selection or better education?
A grad student wants to hear from you via an online survey.
The Conference Board says we need to train more PhDs in Canada. Good. Now, where will they work?