Top 20 Reasons to Study in Canada

(1) Hundreds of thousands of young people choose Canada as their preferred international study destination each year (2) Countless academic specializations at world-renowned universities (3) Internationally recognized degrees and qualifications (4) World-class quality of education and research (5) Highly qualified faculty members and access to high-tech facilities (6) Opportunity to study and work in English, … Continue reading Top 20 Reasons to Study in Canada

Education as a Driver of Regional Integration: Not in North America

(Re-posted from Parallel 49 Education) “Education should be the foundation of a North American community,” US academic Robert Pastor argues in his book “The North American Idea” (2011). This is a proposition that he presents in several of his publications: acknowledging that North America is still a loosely structured construct, the educational sector would present … Continue reading Education as a Driver of Regional Integration: Not in North America

Higher Education in North America: In the Regional Village, All Education is Local

(Re-posted from Parallel 49 Education) I recently reviewed three books on North American affairs, two on Canada-US, the other one on Canada-Mexico relations: “Doing the Continental: A New North American Relationship” (Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2010) was written by David Dyment, an Ottawa-based academic, with a foreword by Bob Rae, currently interim leader of the … Continue reading Higher Education in North America: In the Regional Village, All Education is Local