ERIC Number: ED474186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
SIAST Education Equity Program Annual Monitoring Report, July 1, 2001-June 30, 2002.
Saskatchewan Inst. of Applied Science and Technology, Saskatoon.
This 2001-2002 monitoring report for the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) reports on education equity issues. Highlights of the report include the following: (1) The SIAST Education Equity Committee (SEEC), in conjunction with Women in Trades and Technologies (WITT), formed a province-wide Girls Exploring Trades and Technologies (GETT) committee in order to implement recommendations of a 2001 survey; (2) SEEC supported the development of a comprehensive manual for developing GETT camps; (3) The grand opening of a space for use by students with physical disabilities requiring attendant services was held at Wascana campus; (4) Members of SEEC were offered modules in the Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Program as an aspect of professional development; (5) Enrollment of students of Aboriginal ancestry has risen to 18.9% of SIAST's total enrollment; (6) The three programs of Architectural and Building Technology, Environmental Engineering Technology, and Emergency Medical Technician have reached and maintained a 30% goal for women enrolled in the programs for 5 years; and (7) 5.1% (612) of SIAST's total enrollment of 11,968 are students with disabilities. The report includes appended tables that break down designated student group participation by division/program for the four individual campuses: Kelsey, Palliser, Wascana, Woodland, as well as for the SIAST overall. (NB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Budgets, Community Colleges, Counseling, Disabilities, Enrollment, Enrollment Influences, Ethnic Groups, Extension Education, Females, Gender Issues, Graduates, Indigenous Populations, Recruitment, Technology Education, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.siast.sk.ca/departments/prd/rp1.html.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan Inst. of Applied Science and Technology, Saskatoon.
Note: Submitted to Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, October 2002. For the 2000-20001 Annual Monitoring Report, see ED 465 380.