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The dark, Machiavellian side of academia

The dark, Machiavellian side of academia

Overlooked by the mass media and given almost free rein, the academic world is a haven for bullies and antisocial behaviour (FREE to subscribers)

The fallacy of modern post-secondary education

PRICE: In the pay-for-play model, students accrue crippling debts to pay for an education. They want what they pay for – even if they didn’t earn it

Manitoba’s flagship university is failing students

(Troy Media) What can be done about it?

Ontario’s free post-secondary initiative deserves to be emulated

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) By making free tuition available to low-income students, Ontario is making a significant investment in its economic future

Back to school a return to life, with purpose

PRICE (Troy Media) Education is a series of commitments: to trying our best, pushing our intellect, understanding our culture, creating new objects of knowledge and art

Putting a muzzle on those you disagree with

(Troy Media) Mark Kingwell is vexed by the failure of democracy to silence the speech of those he disagrees with

Preparing for the coming workplace automation revolution

EDUCATION/TECHNOLOGY (Troy Media) Manitoba’s Red River College’s Smart Factory offers a solution by bringing students and industry together

How a traditional exam system fails all students

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) A good educator recognizes that an intelligent student doesn’t necessarily fit into a conventional box

The Ryerson name dilemma a no-choice, no-win situation

PRICE (Troy Media) There’s a need for a greater confrontation of ideas, not less. Sameness, groupthink and orthodoxy are killing us

A 21st-century guide to career success

KUNIN (Troy Media) Our hints to help you get started on a successful career in a world of contract, short-term and part-time work and where robots are replacing humans in the workplace

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