COVID-19 crisis has transformed higher education: RBC
More than 2 million college and university students moved to on-line learning since March.
The need to nurture a skills economy
We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education.
High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid off struggle
Factories will need to fill 2 million jobs over the next decade, but many workers are facing an in-demand skills deficit.
Workforce automation could intensify income inequality, Central Bank warns
More emphasis on education and skills training is necessary to help businesses adjust to a potentially difficult transition.
Pay gap between US college grads and everyone else at a record
They earned 56% more than high school grads in 2015, up from 51% in 1999.
NS sending robots into classrooms for coding training
$1 million provided for students from K to G6 to access iPads, tech invention kits, wireless probes and software.
84% of college grads secure employment within six months
Number of university graduates enrolled in college programs has increased more than 50% over past five years.
Mohawk, CRIQ to collaborate on additive manufacturing
Colleges will develop programs in 3D printing for manufacturers in Quebec and Ontario.
NB announces fund to ‘grow the economy’ with job training
Fund will co-ordinate new and existing jobs and education programs.
Where most of your education tax dollars go
Not much to students: 72% to salaries, pensions and benefits, says Fraser Institute study.
Half of post secondary students worried about debt, job after graduating
Some poll respondents expect to carry in excess of $25,000 in student debt when they graduate.
Two Canadian schools score Hypertherm grants
They’ll get a plasma cutting and gouging system plus curriculum.
Keep your dirty oil, just send the cheque
Without energy equalization payments, healthcare, education and social programs would suffer from major funding cuts.
Canada falls short in key skills: Conference Board
Prompt improvements in post secondary education sector.
91% of eighth graders meet science expectations
Average reading and math scores rose slightly 2010 levels.