HESA

Higher Education Strategy Associates

Research and Publications

  • 2016 Budget Commentary
  • What We Ask of Parents: Unequal Expectations for Parental contributions to Early Childhood and Post-Secondary Education in Canada
  • Beyond Tenure: Faculty Employment Protection at Canadian Universities
  • 2015 Budget Commentary
  • Moving On? How Students Think About Choosing a Place to Live After Graduation

One Thought Blog

  • Differentiating University Missions (Part Two)

    One of the things that distinguishes Canadian universities from those virtually anywhere else is the unparalleled freedom they have to determine their own mission. In most countries – including our neighbours to the south, I should underline – the final … Read More

  • School’s Out!

    This is my last blog of the academic year.  I may post once or twice during the summer, if something big happens or if someone important says something titanically stupid and I need to vent, but otherwise I’ll keep your … Read More

  • Two Approaches to Student Success

    I’ve recently been doing a little bit of work recently on student success and I am struck by the fact that there are two very different approaches to student success, depending on which side of the Atlantic you are sitting … Read More

  • Who Should Benefit from Skills Training Money?

    We seem to be in a period in Canada where money for “skills” is in vogue, mainly because it is seen as a panacea for lots of quite separate problems. At a really high-order level, you’ve got the Innovation ministry … Read More