Education

Educational philanthropist or pariah?

Following Dalton McGuinty’s resignation from provincial politics, our panelists examine the post-secondary educational legacy he left behind.Continue...

Breaking down basic learning

When Bill Cunningham, famous New York Times street fashion photographer, received the prestigious French Order of Arts and Letters, he said, “I’m not interested in the celebrities with their free dresses. I’m interested in clothes.”

Ideas are always in a state of flux. In the realm of journalism, seeking information from Twitter has replaced the conventional methods of asking for quotes. Publishing is facing virtual competition from retailers like Amazon.

Education is no different.Continue...

Religious restrictions

A newly-created parents group wants access to lesson plans in advance of their children’s classes — an unreasonable request because of their hate-fuelled rationale.Continue...

Private school pedigree

When Farialle Pacha came to Queen’s three years ago, one-fifth of her graduating high school class went with her.Continue...

Canadian schools pilot semester-less system

Next year, students at Algoma University and University of Northern British Columbia will take one course for three weeks as part of an alternative class structure developed at Colorado College.Continue...

Room for faculty transfers limited

Features debunks the myth that upper-year students can easily transfer from Arts and Science into Commerce.Continue...

Knowledge not riches

An undergraduate degree doesn’t guarantee financial success, according to a Sept. 26 article in the Globe and Mail.
This isn't a surpriseContinue...

Ready to strike

Queen's administration filed a No Board Report on July 25, calling an end to conciliation meetings with QUFA.Continue...

Faculty strike possible

The Queen's University Faculty Association has set a June 30 deadline to reach an agreement with the administration.Continue...

It's time to educate youth about mental health

Introducing early and legitimate education on mental health to young Canadians is vital.Continue...

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