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The Wynne government is being urged to expand the number of specialized engineering degree programs offered at Ontarioís colleges.
More than 700 delegates from across Ontario will be attending the 2015 Higher Education Summit and Premierís Awards gala. The two-day conference runs Sunday, Nov. 15, and Monday, Nov. 16, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.
Ontarioís colleges have set record enrolment levels this year with a 2.4 per cent increase in full-time enrolment over 2014.
Ontarioís colleges are urging parties in the federal election to commit to increased support for applied research that helps businesses become more innovative and take new products to market.
Ontario’s colleges are urging the provincial government to work with educators and businesses to help address the shortage of good labour-market information. That is among the priorities in Fuelling Prosperity, the new strategic plan for Colleges Ontario.
College education continues to provide an effective route into the workforce as results show 84 per cent of Ontario’s most recent graduates found employment within six months of graduation.
Ontario’s colleges applaud Premier Kathleen Wynne’s announcement today of a major investment in apprenticeship programs to help greater numbers of people train for the skilled trades.
A finalized stand-alone policy and protocol on sexual assault and sexual violence is now publicly available at each of Ontario’s 24 colleges.
Ontario’s colleges applaud the Wynne government’s announcement today that it will act on the colleges’ recommendation to improve provincial help-line services for survivors of sexual assaults.
Ontario’s colleges have begun local consultations to finalize a new stand-alone Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy and Protocol that will be publicly promoted at all colleges by March 31.
Ontario's colleges are urging the provincial government to allow colleges to offer stand-alone nursing degree programs, rather than requiring all nursing degree programs at colleges to be jointly offered with universities.