Breaking up with academia is hard to do. But what if your interests lie elsewhere?
Grad Students: An Uncertain Future
- Life beyond the PhD
- To be or not to be a PhD: Is that still the question?
- Deciding on a career in the college sector
- The Conference Board of Canada Enrolls in the skills and PSE debate
- Canada’s sluggish labour market and the myth of the skills shortage
- Graduate education in the UK: The postgraduate puzzle
In This Issue
Critics and commentators often get doctoral education wrong. As Bryan Gopaul argues, we need to appreciate the complexity of graduate education to get reforms right.
Tenure-track positions in Canadian universities are getting harder to find. But recent research suggests that many full-time career opportunities exist in Canada’s colleges.
The Conference Board of Canada has turned its attention to the debate around education and skills. What are the implications for graduate students and faculty?
Universities—and graduate programs in particular—are often criticized for failing to match graduates with labour market needs. But as Jim Stanford argues, the idea of a “skills mismatch” just doesn’t add up.
In the UK, graduate education has taken a backseat to undergraduate learning. But as Elizabeth Bell explains, postgraduate programs there face significant challenges.