Monthly Archives: October 2017

What you need to know about the Ontario college strike

Faculty at Ontario’s 24 public colleges are entering their eleventh day of striking. While everyone – students, faculty, and the Employer Council – are hoping to get back to school soon, it looks like we’re in for a long strike. We’ve crunched the numbers for you; here’s the basics of what you need to […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Higher Education|0 Comments|

“Are adjuncts worse teachers?” is the wrong question

After years of working with Canadian colleges and universities, I’ve seen a striking growth in the number of instructors that are adjuncts – non-tenure track faculty members who work part-time and are paid per class they teach. 

According to the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, over the last ten years the number of part-time teachers […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Higher Education|0 Comments|