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Canada’s Association of University Teachers calls on Universities to Close Confucius Institutes

Sonia Zhao

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is calling on universities and colleges to cut their ties with Confucius Institutes, which it says are “subsidized and supervised by the authoritarian government of China.” CAUT, which represents close to 70,000 academic professionals in Canada, passed a resolution in December asking Canadian universities and colleges with Confucius Institutes (CIs) to shut down ... Read More »

Brock, Acadia universities sign partnership agreement

Acadia University

Addressing the research and education needs of the Canadian grape and wine industry will be made easier with a new partnership established this week between Brock University and Acadia University. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the two institutions encouraging collaboration between Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) and Acadia’s Atlantic Wine Institute. The MoU will ... Read More »

Ontario universities working together to create more online learning opportunities for students

online classes

Ontario universities are joining forces to expand online learning for students in the province and beyond, and are using technology to meet the growing demand for courses and programs delivered outside the traditional classroom setting or courses that blend both traditional and electronic delivery. The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) is creating a consortium called Ontario Universities Online (OUO) that ... Read More »

Canadian universities copying US schools to woo top students

How badly does York University want Isabel Ng-Lai as a student? A York recruiter drove to her Scarborough high school this week to hand the Grade 12 super-star a juicy four-year $24,000 scholarship face to face. With her principal and teacher giving high-fives and taking photos, Isabel also got the promise of a single room in the residence of her ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes