Education Canada

Canadians' Quality Of Life Not Keeping Up With Economic Growth

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Business

Canada recovered quickly from the financial crash. Canadians didn’t.

Responsible Citizenship Should Be A Mandatory Part Of Education

Erol Vekil | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Living
Erol Vekil

We need to cultivate generations of young adults who have been educated through an unbiased curriculum that has helped them understand how the world works today, and how it actually should when they take on their roles as global citizens.

Canadian Tuitions Among World's Highest, OECD Study Finds

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.05.2015 | Canada Business

In its throne speech Friday, Canada’s new Liberal government promised to “work with the provinces and territories to make post-secondary education...

Here's $50,000 Worth Of Proof A University Education Is Still Worth It

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.05.2015 | Canada Business

And no, an arts degree isn't a waste of time.

Where The World's Best-Paid Teachers Can Be Found

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Business

With all the acrimony between teachers and provincial governments lately, particularly in Ontario, it may be worth taking a moment to take stock of th...

CIBC CEO: Canada Churning Out The Wrong Kinds Of Graduates

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The head of one of Canada's largest banks says the country's post-secondary institutions are not producing enough graduates with the right ...

Canada's CEOs Want To See More Workplace Training

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's largest companies want employers to put more emphasis on training and making sure their employees' skills are up to date.The Canadia...

Canada Needs a Grade A School System

Malkin Dare | Posted 12.24.2014 | Canada Living
Malkin Dare

First, the PISA standing of Canadian students has been dropping over the years, both in terms of raw scores, and also in terms of comparative scores. Our students are getting lower marks than they did in the past -- at a time when a number of other countries are dramatically improving their scores and rocketing past Canada.

Get Ready For Your University Tuition To Soar

CP | Maria Babbage in Toronto., The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Business

Students will need deeper pockets to study at Canadian universities over the next four years with annual fees projected to rise 13 per cent on average...

Look What's Happening To The Cost Of Education In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Business

Tuition-paying parents will tell you things are tougher for students today than they were a generation ago, but here’s some solid proof. The numb...

How Post-Secondary Education Is Failing

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada
Eric Quon-Lee

The current post-secondary education system is failing not only the new economic paradigm but those individuals who are searching for how to acquire the knowledge to effectively compete in today's economy. How is the current post-secondary education system failing? Here are the numerous reasons.

Sunny Freeman

The One Thing That's Really Holding First Nations Back | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Fed up with aboriginal people dependent on taxpayer funding, tired of suicide and poverty and drug addiction on reserves — these are the attitudes I...

Janelle Brady Is Changing Education in Ontario

Samuel Getachew | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada
Samuel Getachew

Janelle Brady is a noted young activist and education advocate based in Toronto. The Province of Ontario recently honored her with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers. I spoke to Brady about her activism, what her latest achievements mean to her and where she would want to be five years from now.

The Best Jobs In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Business

Canadian Business magazine has released the latest edition of its Best Jobs in Canada list, and the not-too-surprising verdict is in: You need high sk...

Wanted: More Foreign Students in Canada, Says Report

CP | Jessica Vitullo, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada should double the number of international students in the next 10 years in order to stave off a looming labour shortage, a government advisory ...

How Creativity Strengthens Community

John M. Eger | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Living
John M. Eger

ArtsSmarts, a non-profit helping schools across Canada use the tools of arts integration, recently announced its plans to explore the larger issue of the role of the whole community in fostering creativity. More regions of the world are coming to the realization that education is everyone's concern, and that the role of art-based training is critical to success.

Rachel Mendleson

Canada Not Educating, Innovating Enough: OECD | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada Business

Spurring innovation and improving post-secondary education in Canada will be crucial to boosting sluggish productivity growth, which is the most signi...

Rachel Mendleson

When It Comes To School, It May Pay To Delay | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Business

Conventional wisdom holds that the most driven students generally proceed through school in a linear fashion, advancing seamlessly from high school to...