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Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship, as a form of instruction in which a novice learns from a master of a craft or art, has existed for thousands of years.

Council of Ministers of Education, Canada

The Council of Ministers of Education of Canada modelled on the West German Kultursministerkonferenz, was established in 1967 to provide a collective provincial voice on educational matters to federal government offices and agencies and to facilitate interprovincial consultation and co-operation.

Libraries

 The earliest libraries in Canada were private collections belonging to immigrants from Europe. The first known library belonged to Marc LESCARBOT, a scholar and advocate who came to PORT-ROYAL in 1606.

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University, HALIFAX, was founded in 1873 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul as a women's academy.

Trinity Western University

Trinity Western University, in LANGLEY, BC, was founded in 1962. In 1957 the Evangelical Free Churches of America established a committee to explore the feasibility of a liberal arts college on the Pacific coast.

Open Learning Agency

The Open Learning Agency (OLA), located in Burnaby, BC, is a fully accredited public educational institution, committed to providing lifelong learning opportunities to British Columbians and learners around the world.

Canada's University System Ailing

AS A RULE OF THUMB, it's rarely a good idea for governments to play Hood Robin: taking money from the poor so they can spend it on the rich. Yet that's what the government of Quebec is doing as it sets university tuition fees.

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Architectural Education

Architectural education in Canada, as it is currently delivered, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Most programs were developed in the 20th century, with significant modifications in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science, which encompasses all aspects of information management and library operations, is an organized graduate course of studies taught at the university level and producing practitioners with a recognized professional qualification.

Upper Canada College

UCC was modelled after Britain's top all-boys schools, most notably Eton College, and employed a principal and eight teachers to educate 57 students in its first year.

University Graduate Survey 2004

FIRST, LET ME START with a little history. It was 13 years ago this fall that Maclean's first ventured into the complicated, controversial and, yes, highly political business of ranking Canadian universities. The motivation was partly personal.

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Nipissing University

Nipissing University, North Bay, Ont, was founded in 1967 and was affiliated with Laurentian University until 1992 when it was granted its independence. Although one of Canada's newest universities, it can trace its roots to 1909 with the founding of the North Bay Normal School.

University Education in Crisis

Years and years ago, long before they invented e-mail or notebook computers, way before parents began panicking about student-faculty ratios or the double cohort, I packed up my favourite books and my brand new miniskirts and headed off for a four-year stint at QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY.

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Bishop's University

Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Québec, was founded in 1843 under the sponsorship of George Jehoshaphat Mountain, 3rd Anglican bishop of Québec. Bishop's was to provide a liberal education for English-speaking Lower Canada (Eastern Townships), and to train Anglican clergy.

Athol Murray College of Notre Dame

Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, located in Wilcox, Sask, was founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Charity of St Louis as Notre Dame of the Prairies.

Acadia University

Acadia Universityis located in Wolfville, NS. In 1828, the Baptist Education Society of Nova Scotia founded Horton Academy in Horton [Wolfville], NS. Ten years later in 1838, the Baptists established Queen's College, sharing the Horton facilities.

First Nations University of Canada

First established in 1976 as the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) is the only university-college in Canada controlled by First Nations.

Corporate Recruiting on Campus

The invitation was modest. Printed on plain white paper, it was billed simply as an evening to "learn how to cope confidently with cherry tomatoes." But for 60 smart QUEEN'S students, it was a clarion call.

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Wired Revolution on Campus

Nursing professor Ellie MacFarlane is a self-confessed "technological klutz," the type of person who finds programming a videocassette recorder a daunting experience. So it was with some trepidation that she learned last year that St.

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University Rankings 1997: Methodology (Nov97 Updates)

The Maclean's ranking compares universities with similar structures and mandates.

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University Rankings Winners

She hails from the great Outback, but nothing quite prepared Australian Karen George for the sheer magnitude of the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO.

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Hi-Tech Education Controversy

The handsome redbrick building, its flag snapping in the breeze, looks every bit the traditional schoolhouse.

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