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Defining and Measuring Student Success:
A Higher Education Policy Research Symposium


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                              Friday, November 22, 2013 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


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

 On Friday, November 22nd 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 research policy symposium. This event focused on defining and measuring student success within Ontario's postsecondary education system. 


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9:00 Coffee

9:15-9:30 Welcome and Introduction

9:30 - 11:00    Panel 1: Measuring Student Success   WATCH HERE

• Chair:  Lucia Padure (MTCU)
• Chris Conway (Queen's University): National Survey on Student Engagement  - PPT Presentation
• Joanne Brown & Kon Sokolyk (MTCU): Ontario's College Key Performance Indicators - PPT Presentation
• Charles Ungerleider (University of British Columbia): The British Columbia Education Number 

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-1:00 Panel 2: Defining Student Success  WATCH HERE

• Chair: Tricia Seifert (Higher Education Group, University of Toronto)
• Torben Drewes (Trent University): Economic Return on Investment in Education  - PPT Presentation
• Adrienne Galway (George Brown College) – Graduates’ Skills and Employer Needs - PPT Presentation
• Tony Chambers (Higher Education Group, University of Toronto): Social Return on Investment in Education


1:00-1:45 Lunch

1:45 – 2:45 : Focused Small-Group Discussions: Defining and Measuring Student Success WATCH PART 1 & PART 2

2:45-3:00 Concluding Remarks  


This event was 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.

Organizing Committee: Lucia Padure (MTCU), Richard Wiggers (HEQCO) and Glen A. Jones (University of Toronto).


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