The presidents of Manitoba’s colleges and universities want more money. But how wisely are they spending what they already have?
After abandoning standardized tests, teachers find that they’re worse off with the soft student assessments designed to replace them.
Current methods of funding universities encourage high to enrolments, but contain weak incentives for ensuring the students will earn degrees.
Residential schools also provided benefits to native students.
Merit pay study released; proposes new system for paying Manitoba teachers
The Minister of Education will pump another $17 million into the Province’s spending on public schools. Her decision is curious, given the fact that their performance continues its long, slow slide.
A further look at how it has been found that the number of students in a class has little to do with the success of students.
Our universities are floundering. In the worst public sector tradition, they remain substantially disconnected from their customers and financial benefactors. Funds pour into declining faculties while ones in demand turn away students for lack of resources.