Innovation in technology, or anything, cannot readily be proscribed but is instead the positive by-product of context and conditions.
While society through its governments may create short bursts of research, development,... more »
Make completion of the grade 11 course a requirement for the OSSD.
Link to curriculum: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/2009science11_12.pdf
We should promote the November 14th Fall Economic Statement announcement that added the "Red Seal" label to five new trades and apprenticeships, and continue to add to the list of expanded "Red Seal" trades to further support both apprentices and employers (ie. https://news.ontario.ca/mof/en/2017/11/ontario-implementing-plan-to-create-fairness-and-opportunity.html)
Fees for so called professional programs need to be brought back down to earth. High fees for programs such as engineering, MBAs, and medical schools create accessibility barriers. Only the well off or those willing to take on enormous debts can participate in these programs.
Have mandatory standards while work stoppages are in effect so that students are not overly harmed. Such minimums could include content releases on schedule, email correspondence with students and financial assistance for all students.