The 2013 Employment Profile provide data and information on postsecondary education and employment to help guidance counsellors, students, their families, and others support better decision making about postsecondary education and career planning.
High-achieving students in Ontario plan earlier for PSE and most consider it as a given in their lives, according to new research from the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.
In its “Advantage Ontario” report, the province’s Jobs and Prosperity Council says a diversified and dynamic Ontario economy requires a stronger emphasis on skilled trades.
The report outlines the findings of a study conducted during the 2011-12 academic year designed to provide a comprehensive description of counsellor characteristics, determine how counselling is delivered in Ontario colleges, identify models/approaches to counselling delivery, identify strengths and weaknesses associated with each model and develop realistic service delivery guidelines/benchmarks that incorporate ethical practice, professional regulatory requirements and fiscal realities.
The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) has released a new report offering an international perspective on apprenticeships. Researchers examined apprenticeship systems in 7 countries, finding that in most cases, federal governments are more involved than they are in Ontario. The report notes that while in Canada apprenticeships are usually confined to the trades, other countries offer a much broader range of options with apprenticeships in areas such as information technology, finance, digital media, and business administration.
A new report published by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) says that while the province’s apprenticeship registration rates have grown nearly every year since 2000, completion rates have not kept up. In Apprenticeship in Ontario: An Exploratory Analysis, HEQCO estimates that fewer than half of Ontario’s registered apprentices complete their requirements within 2 years of their expected completion date. However, the report does note that Ontario had a completion rate of 46.8% in 2012, possibly the sign of an upward trend. Previously, the completion rate had fluctuated between 30% and 39%.
The Association for Municipal Employment Services (AMES) is a voluntary organization designed to provide information, training and networking opportunities to Municipal, County and First Nations employees who provide employment assistance to all Social Assistance Recipients.
The Association of Career Educators (ACE) is a non-profit organization of individual leaders passionate about the process of career development.
Background Characteristics and Patterns of Access to Postsecondary Education in Ontario: Evidence from Longitudinal Tax Data
University participation in Ontario has risen in the past decade, and the gender gap is also increasing, as women continue to enrol in university at much higher rates than men, observes a new study published by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. The study’s authors say that’s a profound change from earlier generations, and the consequences will only be played out in the years to come.