ERIC Number: ED445763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
ACAATO Environmental Scan, 2000.
Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario, North York.
Presents the sixth edition of The Environmental Scan published by the Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario (ACAATO). The 2000 Environmental Scan is designed to serve as a working document to assist colleges in their strategic planning processes. The 2000 Environmental Scan highlights: the increased profile and valuing of the contributions of colleges in Ontario and elsewhere; the integration of information technology in all areas of work, learning and personal life and the impact of the knowledge-based economy; the momentum of change in the postsecondary education sector in Canada; and the pace and direction of change that confronts colleges, their staff, their learners and other stakeholders. The 2000 Environmental Scan explores the following topics: (1) economy and labor; (2) education and training; (3) funding; (4) information technology; (5) Ontario population; (6) public policy; (7) operating expenses; (8) learners; and (9) human resources. The 2000 Environmental Scan concludes with a list of selected Web sites that provide interesting research information and links to additional resources on the economy and labor force, education and training, information technology, learners, human resources, and general topics of interest. It also includes a feedback form for users to forward their thoughts and comments to the ACAATO. (VWC)
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Educational Opportunities, Environmental Scanning, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Strategic Planning, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.acaato.on.ca/research.html.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario, North York.