Canada must develop clearer standards about quality PSE

November 25, 2009

In order to remain competitive and avoid the risk of lagging behind other nations, Canada must formulate clear and common goals and priorities with regards to higher education, argues a new paper from the Canadian Council on Learning. The report states that defining and demonstrating quality in PSE will allow Canada to develop the standards necessary to measure the sector, report on its different facets, improve on its weaknesses, and celebrate its successes. Clearer standards and information about quality could make it easier for institutions to compete globally, and for domestic students to evaluate the many education options available to them in Canada. The paper is the first in a new series of monographs from CCL titled Challenges in Canadian Post-secondary Education. CCL News Release | Read the full report