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Higher Education in Hong Kong: Pros and Cons

Have you ever considered getting your bachelor’s degree abroad? If yes, was Hong Kong on the list of places you would consider?

Here are some insights on Hong Kong higher education from a full-time undergraduate student. 760 more words


YFS Statement Regarding the CUPE 3903 Strike

March 14, 2018

We have entered the second week of the CUPE 3903 strike and the York Administration has declined all offers from CUPE 3903 to continue bargaining and reach an agreement. 423 more words


Musings: Dream Project [and my own journey in education]

This past winter, I participated in the Dream Project at the University of Washington. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a program that focuses on supporting high school juniors and seniors with pretty much anything they need: we can help them with filling out the FAFSA (or WASFA if they’re undocumented students), applying for scholarships, or anything else they might need. 927 more words


18 Ways to Have Different Class (or Group) Discussions

The following outlines various techniques I use when teaching to enhance or change discussion-based activities. I’ll update it as necessary. I’ve had a number of students say they enjoy my classes in part because they never know what we’ll be doing that day!  662 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

My USS strike story

In case you aren’t aware , academics at the pre-92 universities in the UK have been on strike for 14 days over the past 4 weeks in response to plans to decimate their pensions. 499 more words


Capitol Report 'After Hours': Goodwin College President Mark Schienberg

(WTNH) — On this week’s edition of “Capitol Report: After Hours”, President of Goodwin College, Mark Schienberg joins the panel to discuss a crisis that the state’s manufacturing sector is facing and how higher education can help. 66 more words


Washington State Acts to Protect Students Who Were Victims of Predatory For-Profit "Colleges"

The Center for Responsible Lending issued this press release, of great importance at a time when the Federal Department of Education is withdrawing support for students who have been victims of fraud by predatory online and for-profit “colleges.” … 309 more words

Education Reform