Post-Secondary Education Reform in Ontario

Ontario universities have taken in a remarkable 100,000-plus new students in the last decade and have expanded their research portfolios.  However a number of university presidents, past and current, have noted considerable concern over the quality of undergraduate education.  Why and how is quality deteriorating? Guests: Ian Clark, Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance HonourableContinue reading “Post-Secondary Education Reform in Ontario”

Upcoming shows

NEXT SHOW: Violence Against Women – An International Story Recent events in locations as geographically distinct in Steubenville, Ohio and New Delhi, India indicate that gender-based violence against women needs to be addressed and discussed across the globe. Using an international lens, Beyond the Headlines interrogates the prevalence of rape in Kenya, South Africa, and India,Continue reading “Upcoming shows”

Funding Sport in a time of Fiscal Austerity

As governments in Canada seek ways to cut costs yet maintain the quality of public services, where does sport policy come in?  Peter Donnelly, Director of the Centre for Sport Policy Studies, speaks about the funding of mega-sporting events.  Also, Professor Robert VanWynsberghe brings insights from the Vancouver 2012 Olympics as lead on the OlympicContinue reading “Funding Sport in a time of Fiscal Austerity”