HESA

Higher Education Strategy Associates

Research and Publications

  • 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
  • The Many Prices of Knowledge: How tuition & subsidies interact in Canadian higher education

One Thought Blog

  • Social License and Tuition Fees

    So, to Johannesburg, where South African Education Minister (and Communist Party chief) Blade Nzimande finally announced the government’s decision on tuition for next year. He was in a tricky place: students are still demanding free tuition (see my previous story … Read More

  • MOOCs at Five

    It was five years ago last month that Stanford set up the first MOOC.  MOOCs were supposed to change the world: Udacity, Coursera and EdX were going to utterly transform education, putting many universities out of business.  Time to see … Read More

  • Unit of Analysis

    The Globe carried an op-ed last week from Ken Coates and Douglas Auld, who are writing a paper for the MacDonald Laurier institute on the evaluation of Canadian post-secondary institutions. At one level, it’s pretty innocuous (“we need better/clearer data”) … Read More