Education

Student entrepreneur to speak at TEDx

When Afraj Gill emigrated from India in 2000, he never thought he’d write for The Globe and Mail l while in university.Continue...

Moodle to be jettisoned

Over the coming years, Queen’s will synthesize its student body’s online learning experience by transitioning from Moodle to Brightspace, a learning management system.Continue...

Holocaust education not over

This year’s Holocaust Education Week, organized by Queen’s Hillel, aims to show the connections between past, present and future.Continue...

Sex ed revamp overdue

Ontario’s current sexual education and health curriculum — established in 1998 — is alarmingly outdated.Continue...

Quest bridges study and recovery

The opening of Canada’s first recovery high school is a solid step in creating resources for youth with substance use disorders.Continue...

Queen’s grads head to college

In 2012, Justin Andrews decided that university and law school weren’t for him.Continue...

Education not just about efficiency

Directing Ontario universities to specialize could introduce some efficiencies to our post-secondary education system. It could also allow some Ontario schools to push boundaries in their areas of expertise.Continue...

University admission test a non-starter

Canadian universities shouldn’t institute an admissions test; doing so would simply add additional hurdles and stress, particularly for students from low-income backgrounds.Continue...

Newcomers thrive

It’s not surprising that the children of immigrants are attending university at higher rates than children from families that have been in Canada for many generations. This fact, however, shouldn’t kick off a rush to defund programs that help new immigrants.Continue...

Professors strike, their right

While the negative effects of faculty strikes are significant, university professors should continue to exercise their right to strike as they see fit.Continue...

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