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Ontario’s $25-million emergency investment in higher education promotes student success
Ontario’s $25-million emergency investment in higher education promotes student success
The Ontario government’s announcement of $25 million in emergency funding for post-secondary education is a major investment in student success as the province continues to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak.
Colleges adapting programs to provide continuity of learning in rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation
Colleges adapting programs to provide continuity of learning in rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation
Ontario’s colleges will be retooling their operations to establish alternate options for delivery of in-class programs and campus services.
In It Together 2020: Foundations for promoting mental wellness in campus communities
In It Together 2020: Foundations for promoting mental wellness in campus communities
The College Student Alliance and the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance -- in collaboration with Colleges Ontario and the Council of Ontario Universities -- has released a report, "In It Together 2020," on mental health challenges facing today's post-secondary students. This updated version of a report first released in 2017 continues to call for a comprehensive strategy to improve services for students.
Stand-alone nursing degrees at Ontario colleges will strengthen health-care training
Stand-alone nursing degrees at Ontario colleges will strengthen health-care training
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.
2020 budget submission - The Future of Work in Ontario
2020 budget submission - The Future of Work in Ontario
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 launches marketing campaign to promote careers in the skilled trades
Ontario launches marketing campaign to promote careers in the skilled trades
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 partnership creates new applied research opportunities
Colleges Ontario and Mitacs partnership creates new applied research opportunities
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.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden to headline 2019 Higher Education Summit
Whistleblower Edward Snowden to headline 2019 Higher Education Summit
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.
New provincial policy on college partnerships will strengthen Ontario’s workforce
New provincial policy on college partnerships will strengthen Ontario’s workforce
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.
Globe and Mail - The race to adapt to a changing job market
Globe and Mail - The race to adapt to a changing job market
“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.
Globe and Mail - ‘On the cutting edge’: Canada’s college researchers filling innovation gaps
Globe and Mail - ‘On the cutting edge’: Canada’s college researchers filling innovation gaps
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.
Over 86 per cent of Ontario college graduates find employment within six months
Over 86 per cent of Ontario college graduates find employment within six months
The provincewide key performance indicators for Ontario's colleges show college graduates continue to succeed in the new economy