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Daily Quote - Derek Bok

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”

Derek Bok

Learning

Tuition in Canada spiking for in-demand undergrad programs: CIBC report

Canadian university students are paying more for programs as the area of study’s popularity spikes, according to a report by CIBC Economics.

The study, released Tuesday, highlights STEM programs — science, technology, engineering and math — as the most expensive and in-demand programs in Canada.  715 more words

Canada

Parents 'get into debt' over school costs strain

Primary school education costs 80pc more than parents expect – averaging at €766 a year.

Secondary education is averaging at €1,629 a year and the majority of parents find covering costs a financial burden. 345 more words

The Real Cost of Education in the Philippines

It’s the start of classes again, and I could feel that the downtown area gets crowded as we approach the month of June, the time of the year when most schools start the school year. 881 more words

Random Thoughts

MoE funding discriminating against children educated at home.

This is how much we get as home educating families to financially support the education of our children[i]

First child:     $743 per year
Second child: … 1,040 more words

Unschooling

The rent is too damn high

This chart shows how the cost of different necessities and amenities of life have changed over the past 75 years.

The high and rising costs of housing stands out, but the cost of health care and education also are going steadily up. 69 more words

Economy

Why do 41% of college students quit? You might be surprised . . .

Are U.S. students quitting college en masse because their unprepared, fragile little minds can’t handle cramming college courses between all-night parties and posting on Instagram? Or because they’re so pampered by their helicopter parents that they can’t function without their caregivers meeting their every need? 1,464 more words

Education