Even though population is increasing at 1.2% a year, inflation is increasing at 1.6% a year, and more health and education facilities will be opening up over the next two year.
A professional curriculum developer recently submitted an independent review to a public school board with their assessment of the proposed Alberta K–6 curriculum.
The NDP had announced the new universities for Red Deer and Grande Prairie 3 years ago. They’re being replaced with polytechnics instead.
Last year, the UCP government spent nearly $4 million to a private firm to “renew and transform” post-secondary education. Here’s what $4 million got us.
There’s a catch though.
And just when we were starting to think they hate women.
Two people were recently appointed to the Grande Prairie Regional College board of directors.
During the same 10-year period, the University of Lethbridge saw enrolment increase by 747 students, a 9.1% increase, but only 30 new employees, a 2.6% increase.
Last week, the UCP cabinet gave Newman Theological College the ability to grant degrees.
Last week, the Alberta government announced a working group to “engage the federal government to get Alberta’s post-secondary institutions their fair share of research dollars.”