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What the heck is a MOOC?

September signifies back-to-school but, despite the best of intentions, I didn’t sign up. I came pretty darn close this year in that I found an More...

Review: “NurtureShock”

The structures that dominate the western educational model have often been attributed to Otto Von Bismarck, the charismatic political and military leader who unified Germany in More...

Rethinking the value of service work

Economic development practice in many communities across Ontario and Canada has shifted from a focus on investment attraction and deal-making to business retention & expansion and entrepreneurship development.