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Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2023
Post-secondary education (PSE) and research play a critical role in advancing the economic, social, cultural, and political development of Canada. The federal government supports public PSE in Canada through myriad mechanisms such as tax measures, grants and loans to students, research funding, and the Canada Social Transfer (CST). This report was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Finance, Federal Government
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2022
Through teaching, training, research and service to the community, Canada's universities and colleges are essential to creating a more democratic and just society, driving the economy, and preparing for the future. Canadians need a strong commitment from their federal government to protect and preserve the public post-secondary education system.…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Federal Government, Federal Legislation
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2021
Counselling Faculty and other post-secondary mental health professionals face challenges and issues at work that often differ from those of other faculty and academic staff. In the face of increasing demands for mental health services on post-secondary campuses, as well as the cross-sector impact of COVID-19 on working conditions, the 2021 CAUT…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselors, College Faculty, Counselor Characteristics
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed Canada with the country facing a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and struggling to address significant social inequities, particularly those driven by racism and colonialism. Strategic investments in universities and colleges must be made now to ensure a safe re-opening, a strong recovery and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Research, Educational Planning
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2021
With Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) members on the front lines of teaching and research across the country, they are uniquely placed as active participants and keen observers of Canada's postsecondary education system. CAUT bring an informed assessment of what it needs to better help drive Canada's post-pandemic social,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Development, Educational Strategies
Kane, Kevin; Holler, Jacqueline – Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2021
This investigative report found that a "history of failed governance" at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) contributed to challenges around academic freedom raised by former PWIAS Director Philippe Tortell when he resigned in 2018. Tortell alleged that the Board of Trustees of the PWIAS and the University of British…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Freedom, College Administration, Governance
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2020
Almost overnight in mid-March 2020, academic staff at universities and colleges across the country transitioned to remote teaching to ensure the education continuity of over 2 million students during the public health emergency. Campuses were closed down, shuttering labs, and stalling research. Libraries, in some cases, initially stayed open, then…
Descriptors: Pandemics, COVID-19, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2020
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) undertook a survey of staff at postsecondary institutions to understand the impact of COVID-19 on their working lives. The survey shows that the pandemic has amplified long-standing issues in the post-secondary education sector. This brief provides recommendations to address the issues facing…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Postsecondary Education, College Faculty
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2020
The International Human Rights Program was established by the Faculty of Law in 1987 with a mission to advance the field of international human rights law. The program first offered experiential learning opportunities for students through summer internships and volunteer working groups. This report concerns events surrounding the decision by the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Academic Freedom, Law Schools, Personnel Selection
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and colleges in Canada have transitioned to remote instruction through various online platforms and software. Academic staff should be aware that these tools raise important privacy and intellectual property rights issues. The sections of this brief include: (1) surveillance; (2) collective…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Privacy, Intellectual Property, Educational Technology
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2019
Budget 2019 brings welcome investments for students. It does not address however, key challenges facing Canada's colleges and universities, resulting from stagnant government funding for core operating costs. Budget 2019 commitments to making post-secondary more affordable average around $650 million per year for five years and include investments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Budgets, Federal Aid
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2019
Like other Canadians, the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) members are alarmed by the existential threat that climate change represents to the world. They believe leadership from Canadian governments is crucial along with meaningful changes from institutions and individual efforts. The post-secondary education (PSE) sector has a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Climate, Change
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2018
While post-secondary institutions are publicly committed to equity and diversity, progress has been slow in achieving employment and wage equity for academic staff. This report provides a snapshot of academic staff representation and income in Canada's universities and colleges in 2016, noting in particular changes in the university sector over…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disproportionate Representation, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2018
Governance structures of Canadian universities are almost all bicameral, with administrative and financial responsibilities (boards/councils) separated from academic ones (senates/general faculties councils). The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) takes as a starting point that collegial governance requires the full and meaningful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Governing Boards, Governance
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2018
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) represents 72,000 academic staff at universities and colleges across the country. CAUT strives for fair working conditions, compensation and benefits to foster quality teaching and innovative research while advancing equity and human rights within our profession. Many of the institutions where…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Environment, Postsecondary Education, Unions
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