ERIC Number: ED405039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
A Blueprint for the Future: Corporate Plan, 1995-2000.
Aurora Coll., Fort Smith (Northwest Territories).
Providing a blueprint for the future of Aurora College (AC), in the Northwest Territories, Canada, this plan describes general directions and strategies for the period from 1995 to 2000. Following a summary, section 1 provides background to the development of the plan, while section 2 provides information on the college, including data on students and graduates. Section 3 describes AC's planning process, reviewing methods used to ascertain community views and analyze data, and presents data on the educational needs and characteristics of the college's service area. Section 4 discusses AC's community-centered approach to educational delivery, highlighting its focus on community development and the incorporation of traditional knowledge, and provides a statement of college values and mission. Section 5 presents the following seven strategies for implementing the college's vision: (1) increase community-based programs; (2) continue the focus on career-oriented programs; (3) strengthen adult basic education programs; (4) strengthen student support services; (5) increase understanding of regional issues through research; (6) incorporate traditional knowledge into programs and services; and (7) prepare to become a university college. Finally, section 6 provides projections of organizational changes required to implement these strategies, while section 7 reviews the relationship of plan to regional educational efforts through the year 2010. Appendixes provide a list of community contacts consulted in developing the plan, tables of strategic directions, and a rationale for capital investment. Contains 17 references. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Aurora Coll., Fort Smith (Northwest Territories).
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