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Enrolment and Funding: Recurring Themes in Ontario Higher Education Policy    

 

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                               Friday, May 15, 2015                    9:00 am -  1:30pm

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                        Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
                                    Main Floor Library,  252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

                                             

On Thursday, May 15, 2015 the Higher Education Group at OISE joined with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), as well as the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) to host a free, one-day symposium.  The event addressed key policy research issues facing Ontario's post-secondary system including PSE funding incentives and enrollment trends. 

 

Click here for printable program:

 

9:00 - 9:15   Welcome and Introduction       

         • Glen Jones (OISE, University of Toronto)  
        

     WATCH PANEL 1 VIDEO

9:15 - 10:45 -   Panel 1: Incentives, Performance and Funding in Postsecondary

                                    Education – Recent Research Findings and Analysis


         • Chair: Leesa Wheelahan (OISE, University of Toronto) 
         • Performance funding: Why do we need it and why does it work? - Harvey Weingarten (HEQCO)
         • Clark’s Triangle, Fiscal Incentives and a New Relationship between the State and Universities 
 - Dan Lang (OISE, University of Toronto) - Read Paper Here
         • Alternatives to outcomes-based funding - George Fallis (York University)  Powerpoint Slides

      

10:45-11:15    COFFEE BREAK

WATCH PANEL 2 VIDEO

11:15 -12:45    Panel 2: Enrolment Trends in Ontario – Leveraging Large Data Sets

         • Chris Monahan (MTCU) Welcome Notes        

         • Chair: Barry McCartan, (Director, Postsecondary Financial Information, MTCU)

         • Understanding University STEM Program Enrolment decisions - Abigail Payne (PEDAL, McMaster)   
         • College enrolment trends from Ontario's College System Data Warehouse at OCAS - Margaret Whetstone (OCAS)  Powerpoint Slides
         • Enrolment Projection Trends in Ontario – Chris Monahan (MTCU)

12:45-1:30  Lunch

 

Organizing Committee: Glen Jones (OISE), Richard Wiggers (HEQCO) and Lucia Padure (MTCU)

This event is sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities; the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario; and the Higher Education Group, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.

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