Government's role in digital learning: review and recommendations for the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities

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Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO)


In May 2019, the Ministry of Colleges and Universities asked the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) to review digital learning initiatives and activities in the province's publicly assisted postsecondary system, with a particular emphasis on the role of government and of its two funded partner organizations, Contact North and eCampusOntario. To conduct its review, HEQCO consulted several individuals, postsecondary institutions and organizations. Based on the advice it heard, HEQCO concluded that it is important for the government to maintain a presence and continue to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Tertiary education; Teaching and learning; Policy; Finance

Keywords: Online learning; Distance learning; Access to education and training; Public education and training; Postsecondary education; Government role; Institutional role; Funding; Data collecting; State government; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Toronto, Ontario: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, 2020

Physical description: 27 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 145.780

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