In Canada, organizations like the Society for Quality Education have been fighting for improvements. But Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia have resisted efforts by them and others to return to traditional methods of teaching mathematics despite the fact that Canadian students are falling behind, according to OECD global results in 65 nations.
The University of Toronto has been named the top university in Canada and among the top 20 in the world, according the 2013
Less than a month after gaining their highest ever status on the QS World University Rankings, Canadian post-secondary institutions
The economic returns and employment situation of higher educated persons in Canada -- as compared to U.S. and other OECD countries -- are disturbing. PhDs, even after five to six more years of schooling, earn only 8 per cent more than Masters. The logical question is why does Canada produce PhDs in numbers far more than can be gainfully employed?