06 avril 2019

What to Look for in Tonight’s Budget

The likeliest “simple” (as in, simple to implement) tweak would be an increase in the size of the Canada Student Grant which, in Ontario at least, would be portrayed as backfilling where that nasty Doug Ford has chosen to attack students. More...

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Organizing Science

I’m on my way to Moscow today.  It’s become one of my favourite destinations not only because I can walk around and pretend I am in my favourite novels (I highly recommend an early morning stroll to the Patriarch Ponds and then sit on one of the benches to read the opening chapter of The Master and Margarita) but also because Russia in general holds a mirror up to the west and makes you question the “normal” order of things. More...

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Higher Education in Federal Countries

Maybe the most childish thing about Canadian higher education policy debates is the recurring insistence on the part of some English Canadians that higher education needs to be more of a federal responsibility (i.e. the central government needs to take a more active role). More...

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Who dunnit? Identifying the major online providers in Canadian post-secondary education

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . Although what follows is all in the survey’s full technical report, CDLRA has also pulled out some specific data, which give a more detailed view of online learning in Canada (all named institutions have given permission to be identified). More...

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Should university and college instructors ban cell phones in their classes?

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . The Ontario government, under the leadership of its premier Doug Ford (a badly cloned Donald Trump), has announced it will ban cellphone use during ‘instructional time’ in its schools from September. The aim is to help students to focus when studying. This announcement was received with a big cheers from most people over 60, including the Globe and Mail’s editorial board. I also have to admit to sadness when I go to a restaurant and see couples on a date ignoring each other while scrolling through their mobile phones while waiting for their food. More...

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Is the current use of video a step backwards in online learning?

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . There is evidence from the two national surveys of online learning in Canadian post-secondary education that video is increasingly being used in both fully online and blended learning. More...

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Ontario: leading Canada in online learning

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . A couple of months ago, the Canadian Digital Learning Research Association (CDLRA) provided eCampus Ontario, one of the survey’s main sponsors, with a regional report on the survey results for Ontario. This report is now available for downloading from the CDLRA website. More...

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La première brique essentielle d'un plan d'action conjoint C.G.I.A.R.-France en cours d'élaboration

ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frLe ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation a accueilli le 22 mars 2019 le CIRAD, l’INRA, l’I.R.D., l’IRSTEA, Agreenium et le C.G.I.A.R. pour la signature d’une déclaration commune de renforcement des collaborations scientifiques, lors de la réunion des responsables de Haut Niveau de la Commission pour la recherche agricole internationale (CRAI). Plus...

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L’innovation en formation au cœur du programme PROFIL

Logo cap-métiersPédagogique, technologique ou stratégique, l’innovation est présente dès la première action du programme PROFIL :
l’action "Construire des formations en blocs de compétences" a été immédiatement complète et une session supplémentaire aura lieu en juin. Plus...

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Lancement du marché public du CEP des actifs occupés du secteur privé

Logo cap-métiersLe CEP des actifs occupés (hors agents publics) est délivré par un opérateur par région, sélectionné par France compétences sur la base d’un appel d’offres national.
France compétences, lors de son conseil d'administration du 4 avril 2019, a approuvé le lancement d’un marché public permettant de sélectionner les opérateurs régionaux, chargés d’accompagner les personnes dans leur projet professionnel. Plus...

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