Aiming to cut red tape and respect taxpayer money, a new plan in Ontario ties 60% of higher-ed funding to “performance indicators” related to student outcomes and economic impact. Critics say the play will compromise the integrity of Ontario’s higher-education system.
Topic: post-secondary education funding
CANARIE launched a new free tool called BoosterPacks to help Canadian entrepreneurs adopt new technologies. Each BoosterPack is curated for specific emerging technologies, like Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, and data analytics. The BoosterPacks contain an essential guide to the technology, including documentation of implementation and architecture options; a sample solution that demonstrates the technology;…
For-profit fund management corporation Lumni offers an alternative to student debt through “income share agreements” for post-secondary students who need financial assistance.