As Roland Paris and Margaret Biggs write, unlike many of its peer countries, Canada lacks a strategy to boost participation in global education and it shows. Here's why international learning benefits both students and Canada itself.
School of Policy Studies, Queen's University
Margaret Biggs was President of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) from 2008-2013. Previously, Ms. Biggs served as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans) and Assistant Secretary, Priorities and Planning, in the Privy Council Office. As an Assistant Deputy Minister she held positions responsible for social and labour market policy and for skills, learning and social development programs.