Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Stephen Harper "I think we're vastly over-invested in universities."

Stephen Harper on the importance of a university education.

"I think we're vastly over-invested in universities. Universities should be relatively small"


L said...

He is absolutely correct. The first year flunk-out rate is an example of too many people going to university who should be doing something else. We need post secondary education for real jobs - trade, dilpoma and speciality schools.

Rotterdam said...

He is right.
Colleges and trade schools are far more practical, and cost effective.

Koby said...

You guys are right. It is not like universities are major economic drivers of the new economy. Boston, Silicon valley these places are poised to loose more people than Detroit. As Canadians we to look away from information technology, bioengineering.