Come on in! Canada post-secondary school grounds are shifting from hidden away to becoming essential parts of their neighbourhoods.
Historically, universities have been designed to feel like an educational oasis. Courtyards, student housing and large heritage buildings often give campus dwellers a feeling of exclusion from the rest of the city.
The script is still being written about a new digital media-based arts organization in Stratford, but the producers are already hard at work to ensure that when it debuts, it has a shot at becoming a blockbuster.
The BBC calls it "the world’s most important exam." In the world of high-stakes education reform, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)'s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rankings serve as a touchstone for policy makers and a benchmark for accountability to the tax-paying public.