Getting frank with Franklin

"Ontario's colleges are at the forefront of the new economy, ensuring students acquire the professional and technical expertise that leads to rewarding careers."
Linda Franklin is president and CEO of Colleges Ontario, the advocacy association for Ontario’s 24 colleges. Getting frank with Franklin examines the top issues in post-secondary education today.
A stronger workforce will recharge the economy
A stronger workforce will recharge the economy
Our next provincial government must work with colleges to recharge Ontario for this new age of accelerating automation and the transition to a cleaner economy.
Employers seek more graduates with college degrees
Employers seek more graduates with college degrees
The labour shortage continues to be one of the biggest stumbling blocks in Ontario’s plan to promote an economic recovery.
Expanding degree programs creates more opportunities for graduates
Expanding degree programs creates more opportunities for graduates
As Ontario emerges from more than a year mired in the global pandemic, post-secondary leaders, business leaders and government are looking at “what’s next.” What steps should the province take to restore Ontario as an economic powerhouse?
Elevating apprenticeship training is key to tackling the skills shortage
Elevating apprenticeship training is key to tackling the skills shortage
Strengthening apprenticeship training will be essential to Ontario's efforts to address the growing shortage of qualified people in the skilled trades.