“Canadian universities face potential funding problems as a result of United States protectionist policies, but the bigger threat is of populism spreading across the border. As a result they need to embrace their role to teach more than skills, educating individuals to take responsibility for their part in society.”
Grace is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT), under the supervision of Dean Glen Jones. Her varied interests and mine intersect at overarching philosophical questions about the purpose of the university.
Illustration: Adriana Del Grosso