ERIC Number: ED455881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario Annual Report, 2000.
Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario, North York.
This document is a report on the state of applied arts and technology colleges in Ontario, Canada. It includes a message from the Chair of the Association as well as the Chair of the Committee of Presidents, and a report from the Executive Director of the Association. In the advocacy and communications arena, chief among the successes for the year was the development of a plan that outlines the direction the colleges need to go in order to remain vital to the economic and social development of Ontario. The colleges also developed a variety of initiatives aimed at communications with its constituents to garner support and reinforce the goals of the colleges on various activities and governmental actions. In terms of research and policy, important accomplishments for the year include the approval of a paper recommending a new charter, with broader authority and accountability, for the colleges, and a task force report that demonstrates the success of the colleges in providing access and high quality programs. Other highlights include the announcement of a significant super-fund project that represents a major investment in the colleges, and that the colleges performed well on the Key Performance Indicators project, designed to measure success and accountability. (LD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario, North York.