Comprehensive early childhood education, mental health support, internet connectivity and post-secondary funding are part of reducing the consequences of poverty so all students may excel.
For the first time since 1994, incarcerated individuals can get federal aid to pay for college. A prison education scholar explains how higher education helps those who have run afoul of the law.
Canada should invest robustly in students’ post-secondary education. Data about effects of the pandemic and how students balance classes and work show why we urgently need this investment.
New research reveals that poorer students are less likely to leave home for university – and that has serious impacts on their experience.
The ministerial task team’s report presents a jaundiced view of an important organisation that’s opened the doors of higher education to many who would otherwise have been closed out.
Pension fund managers must consider environmental, social and governance issues when making investment decisions. The student funding crisis is a perfect example of a social issue.
Student funding processes must be opened up to public scrutiny and participation if they’re to succeed.
Coming to understand students’ individual stories allows lecturers to guide, mentor and support them.
South Africa will need about R60 billion a year to rollout free university education. A tax on graduates seems to be a practical solution.
In a good system, university education is free for students while they are studying. They then pay part of the cost once they have graduated.