Encouraging other languages in the classroom won't lead to 'anarchy'.
It's not far-fetched to suspect that the common understanding of the idea of "mother tongues" in South Africa is coloured by outside influences.
Bertrand Russell is seen in this 1935 photo.
The work of Bertrand Russell, philosopher, social critic, mathematician and anti-war crusader, are still relevant today. Here's why fans should take in the Russell collection at McMaster University.
Learning at home.
It's time to normalise it.
Coverage of a new study suggests it's impossible to become fluent in a foreign language after age ten. But that's deeply misleading – and not what the study found.
Research shows that the concept and practise of ‘other-mothering’ can help Black students navigate the complex and often secretive world of academia.
Black students need support within an academy that marginalizes them. Other--othering -- a philosophy of care that recognizes the holistic impact of racism is one solution.
Bringing different philosophies together can empower students.
Education systems around the world are increasingly recognising the value of local approaches to thinking, learning and being.
High student debt levels and low salaries can make it difficult for graduates to get ahead.
In order to avoid colleges where graduates owe so much and earn so little that they can hardly pay back their student loans, students should ask these key questions about any college they plan to attend.
The Daily Mile started in a primary school in central Scotland six years ago. Now it has spread to 3,600 schools in 35 countries.
Public university professors enjoy great protections when it comes to free speech.
Despite calls for their ouster, public university professors who utter offensive things enjoy free speech protection. But a scholar argues for another way to respond to what those professors say.
Adaptability has been highlighted as essential for teachers, given the constantly changing demands of teaching work.
When teachers are more adaptable, they're better able to respond to the changing nature of teaching, and navigate a complex workplace.
The opportunity of getting an education is key to reintegration.
For the thousands of children who have left armed groups, education is crucial to their reintegration.
Barney Williams Jr., a residential school survivor, hugs Santa Ono, president of the University of British Columbia, during the opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at Vancouver, on April 9.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms
The role of universities in the shameful Indian residential school system needs to be addressed. The president of one of Canada's leading universities explains why it's time to apologize.
Most mental illnesses begin before or during young adulthood, and a quarter of young Canadians have both a mood or anxiety disorder and a substance-abuse problem.
Today's students are at increasingly high risk for mental health diagnoses. Universities need to step up.
Artificial intelligence will transform universities. Here’s how.
Tuition hikes can change the racial and ethnic makeup of a college campus.
Whenever tuition rises at nonselective four-year colleges and universities, racial and ethnic diversity within the student body declines, researchers have found.
Women and people of colour experience “chilly climates” at academic science conferences.
The geosciences are the least diverse of all STEM fields. Inhospitable climates at academic science conferences may be one of the reasons.
When it comes to neuroscience, there's no such thing as an 'average' teenager.
Bernie Williams, right, a women’s advocate in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, embraces Carmen Paterson while testifying at the final day of hearings at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, in Richmond, B.C., on April 8, 2018.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
University "Indigenization" efforts using Massive Open Online Courses promise to reach wide audiences. They also raise critical questions about how to embody Indigenous ways of knowing and relating.
With obesity affecting so many students, it's better to give them cheap, appealing food and drink choices at school.