What Students Want
TORONTO, August 31 /OUSA/ – Financial assistance, student services and teaching pedagogy are important priorities for undergraduate students at Ontario universities, according to the results of a survey released today by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA). The report, entitled “What Students Want: Results of the Ontario Student Survey,” highlights the results of a bilingual survey of over 10,000 Ontario university students that examined student prio …read more
What Students Want
Measuring our success requires indicators and benchmarks, not just in post-secondary education but in all fields. It is for this reason that the provincial government has created accountability measures, such as Key Performance Indicators and Multi-Year Accountability Agreements, to ensure Ontario’s post-secondary institutions measure up. While the current accountability framework is far from perfect, it is generally accepted that we need some sector-wide indicators and benchmarks, not to deci …read more
Tony Bates is President and CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd, a private company specializing in consultancy and training in the planning and management of e-learning and distance education.
Currently he is on contract to the Government of Alberta, assisting with the development of strategic directions for information technology management in the post-secondary education system, and several Canadian colleges and universities, advising on their e-learning strategies.
He was part-time Chair of Rese …read more
OUA Presentation at the Conversation
TORONTO, August 25 /OUSA/ – The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), along with its partners – the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, welcomed Dr. Grace Lynch, Senior Project Manager at Open Universities Australia (OUA), today for a presentation at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
OUSA and its partners were thrilled with her visit, learning from her exte …read more