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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Read the blog by Colleges Ontario president and CEO Linda Franklin on the importance of applied research at colleges.
Featured speakers this year include Paralympic athlete Rick Hansen, author and scientist Daniel J. Levitin, social media expert Sue Gardner, and economic inequality expert Richard V. Reeves.
Colleges are urging the provincial government to work with educators and businesses to address youth unemployment.
The release of Colleges Ontario's new strategic plan, Fuelling Prosperity, includes a call for steps to address youth unemployment.
The provincial government has made important new investments into apprenticeship training, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.
The 2015 Key Performance Indicators show college education remains an effective route to employment.