Canada usually alternates between good news and bad news when it comes to higher education data. Good news: we’re getting marginally better data on profs, for only $1 million per year. Bad news: we have literally no data on students beyond registration data anymore (social/economic background, anyone?), and no one seems to care.
But away from Statscan, we are starting to see a new culture around data which I think is quite heartening: institutions choosing to be more transparent about … [ Read More ]