Education

Efforts to increase fluency in Indigenous languages need Canada's support

Residential school systems in Canada have perpetuated the loss of Indigenous languages for centuries.Continue...

Final exam process needs re-evaluation

Even though re-evaluating how we approach final evaluations can have some real value at universities, we need to consider everything that would need to be altered before we throw out the old system.Continue...

Pornography can have a place in the classroom

It’s one thing to argue for warning ahead of sensitive subjects and materials, but to call for them to be shut out entirely isn’t conducive to a university education.Continue...

University degrees are worth more than memories

University has transformed from an educational institution of career preparation to a place of self-exploration and discovery.Continue...

Canadians of all ages need a lesson on media literacy

Teaching young Canadians how to discern what’s real news and what’s fake has become critical in a world dominated by social media. But these lessons should extend to Canadians of all ages in order to create a real impact on media literacy within our country.

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Don’t blame bilingualism for the decline of French language in Canada

Quebec’s Bill 101 prohibits francophone students from attending anglophone primary and secondary schools in Quebec, but it doesn’t currently dictate which colleges they attend after high school.Continue...

Negotiating grades is the better argument

With careful execution, a new grading system could help focus Ontario curriculums on learning and improvement rather than numerical grades.Continue...

Coding should be available in classrooms, not compulsory

Over the past few decades, coding has gone from an obscure skill to one of the most marketable abilities someone can have their resume. In an increasingly tech driven world, coding can and will...Continue...

Out with Shakespeare, in with Wagamese

One Canadian school board has gone against the Anglo-centric grain of Canadian English classes by introducing a new curriculum focused on Indigenous Canadian literature, drawing attention to the wider lack of First Nation representation in a Canadian education.Continue...

Fall of humanities may mean rise of mixed education

With more universities moulding the humanities with business and STEM, many students may no longer have to decide between education for the sake of knowledge and education for job security.Continue...

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