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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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.
The new policy helps promote safe campuses and effective support for survivors of sexual assaults and sexual violence.
A number of colleges are ready to offer their own nursing degree programs, says St. Lawrence College president Glenn Vollebregt.
Campuses must be safe and welcoming and ensure there is immediate and effective help for victims, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.