Education is an investment

B.C. better with post-secondary education investment

By Scott McAlpine, Special to The Vancouver Sun, February 26, 2013

Scott McAlpine, President of Douglas College comments on British Columbia’s post-secondary education …

  • best in the world because it is indeed a system
  • the starting point on your educational journey is not likely to be your end point
  • education is more than just getting a job – both to the individual and to society as a whole
  • educational credentials are everything that is needed to power a modern society: representing trades and technical skills, science, medicine, the arts, humanities
  • a better educated society is a wealthier, but also a kinder, more moderate and more just society

Full article online at the Vancouver Sun

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