What is Colleges Ontario?
Colleges Ontario is the advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology.
Colleges Ontario is committed to the future strength of the province and the country. We advance policies and awareness campaigns to ensure Ontario produces the highly skilled workforce that is essential to our province’s prosperity.
We are committed to an Ontario where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.
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Watch the interview with keynote speaker, Thomas L. Friedman, from the 2012 Higher Education Summit:
The Ontario government's announcement of a new Youth Jobs Strategy is being applauded by Ontario's colleges.
An op-ed by Colleges Ontario president and CEO Linda Franklin calls on government to address the skills mismatch.
Despite the slow economic recovery, new numbers show the vast majority of Ontario college graduates continue to find jobs quickly. The most recent data shows 83.6 per cent of college graduates found employment within six months of graduation.
Ontario’s colleges support the statement in a new Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) report that calls on the province to make a decision on proposed three-year degree programs at the colleges.
Ontario’s colleges are pleased to see the announcement of funding for a new centre for innovation in campus mental health that will improve the delivery of services for students throughout the province.
The 2013 Ontario Budget will play an essential part in
ensuring the province has the qualified workforce it needs
for the years ahead.
First-year enrolment in Ontario’s colleges hit its highest level ever this year, increasing by 4.9 per cent over the previous year. More than 123,000 students are enrolled in first-year programs at the province’s 24 colleges.