Data infrastructure for studying equity of access to postsecondary education in Ontario

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Author: Gallagher-Mackay, Kelly


Although Ontario's government has introduced a range of policies and programs to try to close gaps in participation postsecondary education (PSE) by underrepresented groups - students who are first in their family to attend PSE, students from low-income backgrounds, Indigenous students, and francophone students - the research base behind an equity of access agenda remains incomplete and disconnected. This report is accordingly framed around three broad questions: What is currently known about equity of PSE access in Ontario and what are the key data sources that contribute to that...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Equity; Research; Participation; Teaching and learning; Policy

Keywords: Data collecting; Access to education and training; Measurement; Barrier; Policy formation; Postsecondary education

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Toronto, Ontario: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, 2017

Physical description: 59 p. (report) + 12 p. (appendix) + [2] p. (summary)

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.617

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