Professor Elizabeth Rata, Associate Professor in the School of Critical Studies in Education – June 26, 2012
The Frontier Centre interviewed Elizabeth Rata, an education professor at the University of Auckland, who believes the modern approach to Maori education focusing on difference and ‘re-tribalizing’ is misguided and will lead to failure.
Richard Vedder, Ohio University, on post-secondary education – November 8, 2006
In many respects, universities are failing in their primary mission. Students pay more and more for a diminished product, a function of perverse incentives that allow universities to dodge normal measures of efficiency and effectiveness.
Angus McBeath, Superintendent, Edmonton Public School Board – October 30, 2005
A dedicated teacher and ground-breaking school administrator discusses his success in Edmonton, and the elements of high-performing schools.
Peje Emilsson, Sweden's Education Voucher Pioneer – June 21, 2005
Frontier's Conversation with Sweden's most successful independent school entrepreneur, Winnipeg, May 19th, 2005
Dr. Yvonne Chan, Award-Winning School Principal – November 29, 2004
Poor children can learn, and this educator from inner-city Los Angeles is proving it.
Dr. Yvonne Chan, Award-winning School Principal – November 30, 2003
Disadvantaged children can learn, as this visionary educator proved in inner-city Los Angeles.
Andrew Nikiforuk, Author and Journalist – November 16, 2003
The Frontier Centre discusses public school reform with an expert . . .
A Conversation with Mark Holmes – November 20, 2002
A Frontier interview with Author and Education Reformer Mark Holmes
A Conversation with Henry Zondervan – May 15, 2001
Charter schools are popular because they are providing a vastly needed improvement in choice and various alternatives of delivery within the public system. They are creating a stronger voice for parents, which is one of the main reasons why many are dissatisfied with the broader public system.