Education

Education

Blog
Aug 26, 2011

The racialized impact of tuition fees

Nick Falvo
Mainstream policy wonks claim that tuition fees and rising levels of student debt in Canada are inconsequential. While enrollment is rising, the increases in costs do not affect all groups equally.
Blog
Aug 23, 2011

The double whammy of defunding universities

Nick Falvo
Federal funding for post-secondary education in Canada is decreasing. In addition to the obvious impact that this can have on quality, it can also exacerbate at least two types of inequities.
Book Review
Aug 25, 2011

Stopping sex violence in schools

Jessica Rose
Hey, Shorty! is a must read book for parents, educators and young boys and girls who live the reality of an often unsafe and oppressive public school culture.
Blog
Aug 15, 2011

Concordia's 'culture of contempt'

Nick Falvo
A report on governance at Concordia University paints a picture of a rogue Board of Governors that ignored its own rules, undermined its president, and micro-managed the operations of the university.
Podcast
Jul 30, 2011

First Nations education: Can we afford to miss out?

Needs No Introduction
Chief Shawn Atleo, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, speaks at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences about First Nations youth and access to quality education.
Podcast
Jul 30, 2011

It's the ReadNex Poetry Squad

Migrant Matters
Poets to read about. Three-fifths of the squad speak their mind about all things at the heart of hip-hop including women and youth poets, and solidarity work with the most socially disempowered.
Blog
Jul 23, 2011

Global university rankings

Nick Falvo
The European University Association (EUA) recently released a report they had commissioned entitled Global University Rankings and Their Impact.
News
Jul 7, 2011

Equity in Aboriginal education is the only way forward

Malinda S. Smith
We laud ourselves for supporting education of children in Afghanistan, while First Nations children get 60 to 80 per cent of government education investment received by non-Aboriginal children here.

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