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Nov 06, 2020, 11:13 ET New funding for micro-credentials will help more people find employment

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario budget investment of $59.5 million to expand micro-credential retraining programs will help more people who are unemployed acquire the expertise to return to ...


Jul 07, 2020, 09:30 ET Ontario urged to create new strategy to expand degree programs at colleges

TORONTO, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Ontario's colleges are calling for a new provincial strategy for post-secondary education that will expand the range of degree programs at colleges, including the...


Jul 06, 2020, 09:00 ET Conestoga College president John Tibbits is new chair of Colleges Ontario

TORONTO, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Colleges Ontario is pleased to announce that John Tibbits, the president and CEO of Conestoga College, has started a two-year term as the new chair of Colleges Ontario,...


Jun 10, 2020, 14:13 ET Colleges praise decision to allow more students to complete their programs

TORONTO, June 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario government's announcement today that in-person education and training at colleges will resume next month on a limited basis ensures more students will...


Mar 31, 2020, 09:52 ET Ontario's $25-million emergency investment in higher education promotes student success

TORONTO, March 31, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario government's announcement today of $25 million in emergency funding for post-secondary education is a major investment in student success as the province...


Mar 13, 2020, 16:49 ET Colleges adapting programs to provide continuity of learning in rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation

TORONTO, March 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Ontario's colleges will be retooling their operations in the coming days and weeks to establish alternate options for delivery of in-class programs and campus services....


Feb 11, 2020, 11:00 ET Stand-alone nursing degrees at Ontario colleges will strengthen health-care training

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - 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 ...


Dec 01, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Whistleblower Edward Snowden to headline 2019 Higher Education Summit/

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - 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...


Nov 27, 2019, 10:00 ET Whistleblower Edward Snowden to headline 2019 Higher Education Summit

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - 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...


Nov 12, 2019, 11:50 ET New provincial policy on college partnerships will strengthen Ontario's workforce

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - 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...


Sep 25, 2019, 09:30 ET Over 86 per cent of Ontario college graduates find employment within six months

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - College graduates continue to succeed in the new economy as over 86 per cent of Ontario's most recent graduates found employment within six months of graduation....


Apr 11, 2019, 17:05 ET Colleges applaud Ontario budget commitment to modernize apprenticeship training

TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The 2019 Ontario Budget commitment to create a one-window digital portal for apprentices will produce a more highly qualified workforce, Ontario's colleges said today. ...


Mar 19, 2019, 14:44 ET New investments in campus safety will help prevent sexual violence at colleges

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ford government's announcement of new investments in the Women's Campus Safety Grant will help strengthen measures at Ontario's colleges to prevent sexual violence....


Dec 17, 2018, 09:30 ET Ontario's 24 colleges approve new free speech policy

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - The presidents of Ontario's 24 colleges have approved a new free speech policy that will be publicly posted at each college by Jan. 1, 2019. "Freedom of expression is...


Dec 05, 2018, 09:00 ET New online program provides management training to tradespeople

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's colleges have launched a new online business program that teaches management and entrepreneurial skills to certified tradespeople who are looking to run their...


Nov 25, 2018, 09:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Former Obama White House adviser Van Jones to headline 2018 Higher Education Summit/

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Van Jones, a CNN correspondent and former Obama White House adviser, will assess America's political climate when he appears as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Higher...


Nov 22, 2018, 09:43 ET Media Advisory - Former Obama White House adviser Van Jones to headline 2018 Higher Education Summit

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Van Jones, a CNN correspondent and former Obama White House adviser, will assess America's political climate when he appears as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Higher...


Nov 19, 2018, 12:37 ET Research shows 86 per cent of college graduates employed within six months

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - College education continues to provide a clear gateway to employment as about 86 per cent of Ontario's most recently surveyed college graduates found employment within...


Oct 23, 2018, 12:07 ET Colleges Ontario applauds Ford government's actions to improve skills training

TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Measures announced by the Ford government today to improve skills training in the province will go a tremendous way towards producing a more highly qualified workforce, ...


Jul 04, 2018, 10:30 ET Durham College president Don Lovisa is new chair of Colleges Ontario

TORONTO, July 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Colleges Ontario is pleased to announce that Don Lovisa, the president and CEO of Durham College, has started a two-year term as the new chair of Colleges Ontario, the...


May 07, 2018, 09:47 ET Political parties urged to enrich Ontario by strengthening college education

TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - New measures to enhance career-specific degree programs at colleges, strengthen mental health supports for students and transform apprenticeship training are among the...


May 03, 2018, 14:59 ET New international strategy for post-secondary education will enrich learning

TORONTO, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The province's newly released international strategy for post-secondary education, Educating Global Citizens, will enrich the learning environment at Ontario's public...


Feb 26, 2018, 11:00 ET David Fulford named new vice-president of research and policy at Colleges Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - David Fulford, a former assistant deputy minister at the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, will become the new vice-president of research and...


Feb 12, 2018, 11:18 ET Ontario colleges praise new funding to cut carbon emissions

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's colleges are praising the provincial government's investment into a comprehensive strategy to reduce carbon emissions throughout the college system. "Our...


Nov 26, 2017, 13:00 ET College graduates' project to improve care for people with disabilities wins innovation contest

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - A unique proposal by some Ottawa college graduates to help people with disabilities get improved access to developmental services has won the $15,000 first prize in the ...