Education Project Updates

How are climate change and sustainability being taught, practiced and promoted in educational institutions across the country? And how can we make this important, often overwhelming, task a little...
March 3, 2017 | National Office
Join us in Ottawa on Thursday, June 4th for the launch of a timely new book from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Education Project. Authors Claire Polster and Janice Newson will be there...
May 21, 2015 | National Office
Simmering conflicts in higher education have reached the boiling point across Canada and around the globe. Teach-ins, occupations, strikes, and mass protests are being mobilized against exorbitant...
May 7, 2015 | National Office
Controversy has been swirling around the Toronto District School Board and the province has been putting pressure on the board to cut spending. But what's at the heart of the problem? CCPA Research...
February 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
CCPA’s popular book on young workers, unions, and challenging neoliberalism is now available as a digital download for Amazon Kindle and iBooks! From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union...
November 6, 2014 | National Office
How is the Mike Brown shooting relevant to Canadian contemporary politics? Why have race and racism become the central issue of the Toronto mayoral race?  The Dirty War, a new book in the Our Schools...
October 15, 2014 | National Office
CCPA's latest research innovation is an interactive map that shows you how paying for full-time undergraduate university has changed since 1975, across provinces, and across faculties. It helps you...
April 14, 2014 | National Office
The Spring 2014 issue Our Schools/Our Selves is an opportunity to look at education perhaps more broadly than we normally do — at who is often left out of the education debates even though it impacts...
April 10, 2014 | National Office
Over 20 years ago, the book Stacking the Deck: The Streaming of Working Class Kids in Ontario Schools asked,“Will we waste another generation?” The book was written in the wake of a government...
February 13, 2014 | National Office, Ontario Office
The roles and responsibilities of unions have come under renewed scrutiny. Provincial and federal government hostility towards organized resistance to current policies is intensifying through heated...
November 27, 2013 | National Office
CCPA-MB's new film, Right of Passage by Carole O'Brien, is about the experiences of at-risk students attending Gorden Bell High School's alternative education program in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Learn...
November 26, 2013 | Manitoba Office
This past summer, Erika Shaker, Director of CCPA's Education Project, was invited to deliver a lecture at the McMaster Centre for Scholarship in the Public Interest's 2013 Summer Institute. The...
November 1, 2013 | National Office
Radio Canada International recently interviewed Erika Shaker, Director of CCPA's Education Project, about her recent report, Degrees of Uncertainty: Navigating the changing terrain of university...
September 20, 2013 |
A new report from the CCPA’s Education Project tracks the affordability of university education across Canadian provinces. The study looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since...
September 11, 2013 | National Office
Later this month, CCPA's Education Project will be launching a new book, From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union Movement, by Nora Loreto. The book seeks to explain unionization to a...
September 6, 2013 | National Office