Aboriginal education needs to improve

April 14, 2008

Last week's "Neither a moment nor a mind to waste" conference in Toronto saw a call for Canada's colleges and universities to reach out to adult learners and new immigrants, and to improve aboriginal education -- in order to survive in the global economy.  David Stewart-Patterson used his keynote speech to point out that Aboriginal students are unique, in that they are the one group of students for whom the federal government, not the provinces, is responsible.  Maclean's On Campus