04 novembre 2016

18 novembre, restitution des travaux de la FFP auprès du Cese

Depuis 2 ans, la FFP anime des groupes de travail multipartites pour valoriser et encourager l'investissement des entreprises dans les compétences de leurs collaborateurs. Voir l'article...

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A million Canadian kids missing out on free education money

By Andrew Parkin. Policies designed to get kids into post-secondary education need to focus on early intervention, including early access to savings. Read more...

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Universities crack down on offensive Halloween costumes at campus parties

Regina Leader-Post HomepageBy Douglas Quan. Brock University students attending this year’s campus Halloween party are being encouraged to check a website to make sure their costumes are not “prohibited.”
According to a “costume protocol” developed by the student union at the St. Catharines, Ont., university, traditional or religious headdresses, such as feathered bonnets and turbans, are off-limits. So, too, are thobes — ankle-length robes worn by Arab men; makeup depicting Japanese geishas; outfits containing the Confederate flag; and costumes that depict Caitlyn Jenner, the transgender celebrity. Read more...

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To boost Canada’s potential, make university boundaries more porous

The RecordBy Patrick Deane. While most of us have been engrossed in the normal pursuits of a Canadian summer, the federal government has been busy convening three conversations that hold critical importance for Canada's economic future. As these conversations proceed, universities like ours have an opportunity to enhance our impact by rethinking how we might work more closely with our partners in the region around us. Read more...

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New federal panel set up to tackle youth unemployment

thestar.com logoBy . The panel will look to get a better understanding of why some young people can’t get their foot in the door. Read more...

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Mixed results for Liberals on science after one year

thestar.com logoBy Alana Westwood and Kathleen Walsh. Funding announcements and open data are a good start, but entrenching evidence-based decision-making into the culture of politics is a much bigger test. Read more...

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Nearly 40 per cent of Canadian post-secondary students experience ‘food insecurity:’ study

thestar.com logoBy . Report, called Hungry for Knowledge, was released last week by Meal Exchange, a national charitable organization. It surveyed 4,500 students across five Canadian campuses. Read more...

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New Brunswick university opens recruiting office in Beijing, China

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.The University of New Brunswick has opened a recruitment office in Beijing, China.
Premier Brian Gallant is in China as part of a trade mission, and was on hand for the official opening.
He says universities are facing declining enrolments, and attracting more international university students from China will help New Brunswick's economy and universities.
Between January 2005 and March 2016, about 4,200 Chinese nationals became permanent residents in New Brunswick. More...

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MacEwan's international student recruitment gets an upgrade

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.By . Staff at MacEwan University say a new virtual reality tour of their residences is going to change the game as they work to recruit students from around the world.
“To be able to send this to recruiters, who go to China or India or Australia, they’re able to show prospective students exactly where they’d be living and see what it looks like, and essentially, feel what it feels like—that’s what’s going to change things". More...

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Cash-strapped Alberta students leading a push for ‘open textbooks’

Juliana Weberman says that she doesn't have the room to take on all of the knick knacks, kitchen items and furniture her parents want to give her.By . With students facing a bigger financial crunch than ever, a group of Alberta students are taking aim at one of their biggest money sinks: textbooks.
Representatives from five schools across Alberta launched the #textbookbrokeAB campaign this fall to showcase the amount of money students are spending on books. More...

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