Public education

Each week we look at a news story on education and make a few comments.  This week’s commentary is about a post in The Province titled, “Education divide: While Canadians stress happiness for their children, Asians tend to focus on high achievement.” Here are a few clips summarizing the article: In a nutshell, Canadian parents put [...]

August. It’s like a setting straight out of a National Geographic TV special where elusive, mysterious mammals have been spotted frantically gathering food and materials for themselves and their young in preparation for winter. The camera crew (and Bear Grylls?) hover nearby documenting the entire process for viewers. The viewers are most likely sitting placidly [...]