Early days for the Differentiation Policy Framework in Ontario

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Author: Sianos, Helen


The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in Canada released Ontario's Differentiation Policy Framework for Postsecondary Education in 2013. This framework arose as a response to the 2008 global economic downturn along with decreased levels in future enrollments for Ontario postsecondary institutions. The framework outlined the need for an educated, creative, knowledgeable, and skilled workforce in order to increase the international competitive advantage of the province and the quality of life for its citizens. This chapter examines the mandate as it pertains to the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Governance; Providers of education and training; Equity

Keywords: Community college; Policy implications; Institutional role; Education and training system; Education and training reform

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass, 2017

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Journal number: 177

Journal date: Spring 2017

Pages: pp. 17-27

ISSN: 0194-3081, 1536-0733 (online)

Special issue: 'Global development of the community college model', edited by Carmen L. McCrink, Heidi Whitford and Natasha C. Stubbs.
Ontario's Differentiation Policy Framework for Postsecondary Education may be found at: http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/pepg/publications/PolicyFramework_PostSec.pdf

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 128.276

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