OCUFA has taken a principled approach to its engagement with Ontario’s review of the university funding formula.
Government focus on boosting the economy and shrinking public expenditure has transformed our universities.
British Columbia’s experience with private postsecondary providers illustrates the danger of market logic in higher education.
The seismic shifts in UK higher education policy can be understood through the lenses of federalism, regulation, and isolationism.
The rationale for reviewing and reforming the way we fund universities.
Rather than a tool of social mobility, higher education now reinforces inequality.
There are missing voices in the public conversation around higher education, and it is hurting our ability to articulate alternative visions for the future of our universities. I’m at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education (CSSHE) at the excellent Congress of the Social Sciences in Ottawa. As usual, it’s […]
This past week, Academic Matters was fortunate to attend the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. As a magazine dedicated to higher education issues, we were particularly interested to attend the sessions of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE), held between June 2nd and June 6th. The sessions were […]