Re-inventing the role of school boards and trustees

It is exceptional, significant and positive that school boards are the only body in which the voting public has the right and opportunity to elect representatives to act exclusively on their behalf in just one public policy area – education. The challenge is to make this system of “political” representation and advocacy work for the […]

University part-timers a full-time problem

University part-timers a full-time problem

By Michael Lashley The challenges faced by Canadian universities as employers of part-time teaching staff are not simply a financial issue. At the very least, they are an industrial relations issue. It is my contention that they also constitute an ethical issue because the terms of trade in this relationship between the employers and the […]