The Ontario government’s decision to give colleges the option to deliver stand-alone nursing degree programs will produce more qualified nurses to fill key shortages in many communities.
The Ontario colleges' submission for the 2020 provincial budget -- The Future of Work in Ontario -- calls for targeted investments in priorities such as mental health and applied research. It also calls for policy measures to reduce costs such as providing colleges with the option to offer stand-alone nursing degree programs.
Ontario Labour, Training and Skills Development Minister Monte McNaughton has announced a new marketing campaign to promote the well-paying and rewarding careers in the skilled trades.
Colleges Ontario and Mitacs have announced they will collaborate on awarding up to 200 internships to college students in 2020 on applied research projects. This research will stimulate economic growth throughout the province, particularly in rural and northern communities. It will also provide new work-integrated learning opportunities to full-time college students throughout the province.
Edward Snowden – whose new memoir, “Permanent Record,” is an international bestseller – will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Higher Education Summit in Toronto on Monday, Dec. 2.
The Ontario government’s new policy to expand partnership agreements between Ontario’s colleges and private trainers will bolster the province’s efforts to produce a more highly qualified workforce.
“This moment right now is really turning out to be the first big test of Canada’s college system,” said Linda Franklin, the president of Colleges Ontario, in this Globe and Mail article.
The Globe and Mail reports on how real-world research at Canada's colleges leads to innovative solutions that allow industries to become more productive.
The provincewide key performance indicators for Ontario's colleges show college graduates continue to succeed in the new economy
Colleges Ontario has officially launched a new website that delivers more news and analysis about the top issues in post-secondary education today.
The province’s planned creation of a one-window application service for apprentices will produce a more highly skilled workforce, colleges say.
Funding announced by the Ontario government will strengthen the programs to promote safe campuses.