The Impact of College Baccalaureates on Access and Student Identity

June 22, 2017   |   Ontario

The Impact of College Baccalaureates on Access and Student Identity by Edmund Adam In 2000, the Postsecondary Education Choice and Excellence Act authorised Ontario’s colleges to award bachelor degrees. It marked a milestone in a journey that had begun a decade earlier with Charles Pascal’s (1990) Vision 2000, which recommended the creation of new degree-granting…Read More

Higher Education and “High Skills” Jobs

June 22, 2017   |   Canada

As developed countries cross the threshold from massified to universal post-secondary education (Marginson, 2016; Trow, 2007), they are becoming more circumspect about the upper limits of benefits to be obtained, socially and individually, from such levels of participation.[1] It is no longer readily assumed that more education leads automatically to rewards in the labour market.…Read More