Monthly Archives: April 2013

More Americans Studying in Canada

Americans flee to Canada for college education http://rt.com/usa/american-canada-education-drain-473/

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Dino Skin Research in Alberta

Scientists use U of S synchrotron to study dinosaur skin. 70 million year old sample may help uncover mysteries of prehistoric world. http://cjme.com/story/scientists-use-u-s-synchrotron-study-dinosaur-skin/107532

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The PrivateTutoring Boom

“We asked tutors and parents in the UK to share their view on the reasons why parents seek out extra private tuition for their children. Here they tell us their side of the story.” http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/apr/26/private-tutoring-boom-your-stories

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York University: One of Canada’s Greenest

York University recognized as one of Canada’s greenest employers. Full story here: http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1149869/york-university-recognized-as-one-of-canada-s-greenest-employers

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#AdrianDix promises more #education and #childcare funding if elected

Adrian Dix promises more #education and #childcare funding if elected http://ow.ly/kj7JS #NDP

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5 companies have big impact on the #education sector

These five companies are having big impacts on the #education sector http://ow.ly/kemHG

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#VancouverArtGallery gets green-light to pursue new building

#VancouverArtGallery gets green-light to pursue new building; needs ambitious fund-raising tour to succeed http://ow.ly/kc1jn

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#GeorgeBrownCollege starts construction of #GreenBuilding

George Brown College starts construction of new green building facility http://ow.ly/k9JYS

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Richard Rhoda suggests a new model for #UniversityFunding

Richard Rhoda suggests a new model for #university funding http://ow.ly/k7j1o

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Use CBC’s “Rate My Hospital” to check your local hospital

Use CBC’s “Rate My Hospital” tool to see how your local hospital measures up.http://ow.ly/k4YRu

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The Case for Digital Literacy

“A strong digital focus will attract internet-savvy students with an eye on the jobs market” http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/apr/23/universities-should-teach-digital-literacy

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Ontario’s high school #graduation rate rises to 83%

Ontario’s high school #graduation rate rises to 83% http://ow.ly/k0MKa

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Taking a #GapYear after #HighSchool won’t affect job prospects

New research suggests that taking a “gap year” after high school won’t affect your job market prospects http://ow.ly/jYokh

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#CanadianEducation receives boost in funds to attract #International #Students

Canadian education receives boost in funds to attract #international students http://ow.ly/jW6H9

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#UBC dominates BC university salary rankings

#UBC dominates BC university salary rankings http://ow.ly/jTVqs

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Canadian university #sports program can learn from US industries

What Canadian university #sports programs can learn from the massive US industries http://ow.ly/jRe9O

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Universities can drive economic growth if they focus on education

Universities can drive economic growth if they stay focused on #education http://ow.ly/jMNd1

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Investment in #universities make #Canada

Investment in #universities make #Canada more #competitive http://ow.ly/jKoWa

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#UVic looks at new options for #GreenEnergy

#UVic looks at new options for #GreenEnergy http://ow.ly/jFByJ

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