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Perspectives, August 4
August 4, 2020

The road to recovery

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and looking forward to recovery, there is an urgent need to re-examine policies, operations, and processes to stimulate economic recovery, ensure future... Read More

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Perspectives, July 6
July 6, 2020

Asking ourselves the important questions

This past month has been incredibly charged with calls to action for social justice around the world. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic limits large gatherings, thousands have joined global protests... Read More
Perspectives, June 1
June 1, 2020

Hands-on learning and pandemic recovery

Work-integrated learning has always been a critical component of the college and institute approach to post-secondary education, but like many activities around the world, it has largely been put on... Read More
Perspectives, May 19
May 19, 2020

Preparing for the new normal

Many countries around the world are now starting to ease restrictions on public interaction with an eye to re-opening their local economies, but all in the context of the “new normal”. While we... Read More
Perspectives, May 4
May 4, 2020

Keeping students connected and supported during COVID-19

Last week, the Government of Canada announced a historic $9-billion student aid package to help alleviate the financial burden faced by many students who are finding their summer job prospects... Read More
Perspectives, April 20
April 20, 2020

Moving learning and teaching online

At Canada’s post-secondary institutions, online learning options are rapidly expanding. The Canadian Digital Learning Research Association’s latest report gives us a comprehensive look at the... Read More
Perspectives, April 6
April 6, 2020

Calling on each other for support

As the global COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, the way we are all working is rapidly shifting. Where interaction with colleagues, partners, and community members was once encouraged, it is now... Read More
Perspectives, March 23
March 23, 2020

Supporting each other through COVID-19

As we all watch attentively for updates from public health authorities in Canada and around the world regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to inform you of the steps we are taking to support the... Read More
Perspectives, March 9
March 9, 2020

“I had no idea!”

Last week, our annual CICan On the Hill event brought college and institute presidents, government relations leads, and students to Ottawa for a packed agenda including panels, armchair discussions... Read More
Perspectives, February 24
February 24, 2020

Gender equality: a new program and renewed call to action

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also a call to action to accelerate progress on gender... Read More
Perspectives, February 10
February 10, 2020

Changing realities

A recent Pulse on VR report on the state of virtual reality in Canada shared that in 2017, the global virtual reality industry generated $6 billion in revenue, representing an 84% increase over the... Read More
Perspectives, January 27
January 27, 2020

International Development: Education for Employment 101

This International Development Week (IDW) we join Global Affairs Canada in celebrating the incredible work of Canadians! Next week, from February 2-8, IDW will mark its 30th anniversary with the... Read More
Perspectives, January 13
January 13, 2020

The future is now: our vision for the 20s

Welcome to 2020. Seminal works of science fiction from the 19th and 20th centuries predicted the year 2020 in various ways, sometimes fundamentally different from the world we know, and sometimes... Read More