Education

Marking should encourage debate

Within arts and humanities, most assignments are evaluated on the quality of their ideas, opinions, or intellectual insights.

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Arts students should be prepared for employment, not excluded

Students pursuing liberal arts degrees face more criticism than their peers in other disciplines because of their major’s perceived irrelevance in the job market.Continue...

Indigenous education isn’t a trade-off for effective government

Canada’s history with its Indigenous peoples is a harrowing reality that many students in their formative years of studying history don’t effectively learn, and that’s a problem.Continue...

Health Canada's cannabis plan allows for informed decisions

Health Canada’s latest investment in its cannabis public education strategy promotes a sustainable and healthy relationship between young people and the drug.Continue...

Liberal arts programs need to be protected at universities

It shouldn’t take students launching a protest for universities to recognize there’s more value in studying liberal arts than pennies and dimes.Continue...

Students shouldn’t have to choose between education and experience

Over time, the perception of what university is and what it’s meant for has changed.Continue...

Ontario sex-ed curriculum needs to stay

For any other school subject, we look to academics and experts to explain what children should be learning.Continue...

Education on the Canadian marijuana industry is necessary

With marijuana legalization coming in July, post-secondary institutions are rising to the challenge of providing education about the industry to Canadians.Continue...

USATs need reforms to have a real impact on teaching

Even though everyone is expected to fill out USATs at the end of the semester, what students might not know is how much of an impact these single pieces of paper can have on their professors.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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