In light of the recent discovery of unmarked graves at the former residential schools there has been an increased focused on indigenous issues. Particularly the idea that In order for Canada to truly achieve truth and reconciliation with the indigenous communities within our borders our education system must be modified and reviewed. This includes not only the curriculum, but also the resources available and the teaching methods used by educators.
OPINION | Canada Should Experiment with German-Style Universities
In light of the current static and outdated state of Canada’s university system a change to a different model may be able to bridge these gaps. The German model in particular may be the perfect system for policymakers to experiment with.