learning abroad

Dissolving Queen’s-Blyth abroad

Desperate times sometimes call for desperate measures, but they don’t always result in good choices.

A case in point is Queen’s recent decision to partner with a private tourist education company to offer university credits overseas. Little more than an expensive form of edu-tourism, these Queen’s-Blyth Worldwide (QBW) courses infringe on academic integrity, reinforce colonial stereotypes and privatize post-secondary education.Continue...