Enhancing Ontario"s competitiveness through investment in higher education

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Council of Ontario Universities , [Toronto, Ont.]
StatementCouncil of Ontario Universities.
ContributionsCouncil of Ontario Universities.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 2007/41844 (L)
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Pagination12 leaves :
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Open LibraryOL16271830M
ISBN 100887993885
LC Control Number2004381596

Y Investment Attraction, and y Enhancing Regional Economic Development. Under each of these categories, a number of key tactics were identified to guide all three orders of government in developing policies and programs that support the economic competitiveness of Ontario municipalities.

Global Competitiveness. Faculty Development in Higher Education: Enhancing a National Resource [National Education Association] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Faculty Development in Higher Education: Enhancing a National ResourceAuthor: National Education Association.

"[A]s an introduction to the assumptions that underwrite many of the decisions that shape higher education today, this is an important book Higher Education in the Digital Age makes visible a perspective that all of us with investments in the societal value of education need to grapple with, a language we need to understand in order to /5(18).

Session IV: What Business and Government Need and Want from Higher Education in the Next 5 Years - Victor Crawford, Chief Operating Officer Healthcare, Facilities & Higher Education, Aramark - Mark Heppenstall, Chief Investment Officer, Penn Mutual Asset Management Co.

- Rochelle (“Chellie”) Cameron, CEO, Philadelphia International Airport - Moderator: Peter A. Gold, Esquire. Enhancing the transparency of the activities and outcomes of higher education institutions is becoming a central objective of rethinking governance in higher education.

For three decades, several tools have been (re-)designed to increase transparency about quality and relevance of higher education across its missions: education, research Cited by: 2.

higher education, that is, to ensure continued growth and impact, greater efficiency, greater economies of scale, better value (to both consumers/clients and stakeholders), improved competitiveness, and in some cases, improved chances of long-term survival of constituent.

The Task Force on Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Progress 4 noted that, inOntario’s lagging productivity accounted for the greatest share of Ontario’s prosperity gap (as measured by GDP per capita relative to the median of 16 North American peers).

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5 If Ontario’s productivity had not lagged, higher notional output in Ontario could have been used for increased personal. Enhancing China's competitiveness through lifelong learning (English) Abstract.

This study emphasizes that in response to demands for wider access and better quality of education, and to achieve economies of scale and leverage limited resources, China needs to develop a more integrated system of education and training with appropriate.

Higher education is expanding rapidly in Africa. Millions more men and women are enrolling in university; according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, the number of students enrolled in tertiary education shot up from million in to million in.

But it was really the Nobel winning economists that put the argument of education as investment. T.W. Schultz argued that investment in education explains growth and Gary Becker gave us the Human Capital Theory.

In a nutshell, the Human Capital Theory posits that investing in education has a payoff in terms of higher wages. innovation and in turn greater wealth and higher living standards.

Competitiveness is thus a key ingredient of a pro-opportunity and growth agenda for Ontario. The good news is that the province already exhibits many characteristics of a competitiveness strategy – including high levels of human capital, access to. The book is divided into three volumes: Investing in Workers, Investing in Work, and Investing in Systems for Employment Opportunity.

Within each volume are discrete sections made up of chapters that identify specific workforce development programs and policies that provide positive returns to society, to employers, and to job seekers.

Enhancing China's competitiveness through lifelong learning (Chinese) Abstract. This study emphasizes that in response to demands for wider access and better quality of education, and to achieve economies of scale and leverage limited resources, China needs to develop a more integrated system of education and training with appropriate.

Secretary's Foreign Affairs article on enhancing competitiveness. international competition in higher education and the job market has grown dramatically.

As Tom Friedman famously pointed out, the world has "flattened." included nearly $ billion for education, the largest investment by the federal government in history. Contemporary economic trends show that economies of higher competitiveness are more prepared to cope with the crisis.

As the competitiveness and strength of the economy to cope with current problems and challenges is based on the ability of its companies to export and generate profits, in order to improve their competitive position, key factors contributing to this need to be considered.

For example, some of the higher education reforms in these Chinese societies are comprehensive reviews of the education system and the policies of decentralization and educational governance. Welch and Mok () analyzed in-depth how some countries in the Asia-Pacific region responded to globalization through the reforms of education.

Ontario has made significant investments in education and skills training, from full-day kindergarten to postsecondary education.

These investments are crucial to maintain the advantage Ontario derives from its highly educated workforce.

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Inthe Province had a higher postsecondary education attainment rate (68 per cent) than all OECD. Ontario’s competitiveness refers to its ability to successfully produce and sell its products elsewhere in Canada, in the U.S., and in international markets.4 Needless to say, competitiveness in the U.S.

market, in particular, is absolutely critical to Ontario. About 80 percent of Ontario’s exports are sold to the U.S.

Keywords: Higher education; training; competitiveness. Introduction The paper highlights the role of higher education and training system in enhancing the competitiveness of nation. It examines the quality of higher education and training system of some SEE countries according to the Global Competitiveness Reports of World Economic Forum.

Enhancing China's competitiveness through lifelong learning (Chinês) Resumo. This study emphasizes that in response to demands for wider access and better quality of education, and to achieve economies of scale and leverage limited resources, China needs to develop a more integrated system of education and training with appropriate.

“We are encouraged to see the Government of Ontario taking reasonable steps towards enhancing Ontario’s competitiveness and further economic development across the province with attention towards fiscal accountability and key investments of $ billion in critical services.

Enhancing China's competitiveness through lifelong learning (Inglês) Resumo. This study emphasizes that in response to demands for wider access and better quality of education, and to achieve economies of scale and leverage limited resources, China needs to develop a more integrated system of education and training with appropriate.

The new agency that the province has established, Investment Ontario, is a step in the right direction. An Agenda for Change. If the objective is to improve Ontario’s long-term competitiveness and prosperity, a coherent and robust agenda that addresses the underlying problems needs to be pursued.

Such an agenda will need to be holistic. The first six chapters (the first two sections) alternate chapters written by experts in assessment in higher education and experts in psychometrics. The remaining three chapters are applications of assessment practices in three higher education institutions.

Finally, the book includes a glossary of key terms in the field. 1 1 HigHer edUCation and eConomiC Competitiveness Jason E. LanE aBstraCt Higher education plays an increasingly critical role in the economic competitiveness of local, state, and national.

The expected returns on an investment in education take the form of higher earnings for the individual, increased productivity for business, higher taxes for government, and an improved standard of living for society as a whole.

Although it is difficult to measure the ultimate benefit of higher education to the individual and to society, some. Ontario's economic productivity, competitiveness and growth in the 21st century depend on investments in three critical areas: highly qualified people, ideas (research and development), and the adoption and diffusion of new technologies.

Compared to many other jurisdictions, Ontario is underutilizing its college system's potential to contribute to enhancing Ontario's capacity in all three. SUSTAINING AMERICA’S COMPETITIVE EDGE DECEMBERNATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH/NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL IMAGING AND BIOENGINEERING Enhancing Innovation and Competitiveness Through Investments in Fundamental Research.

significant past investments through Budget The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance, representing overprofessional and undergraduate university students, recommends the following priorities for Budget to improve the accessibility, affordability and quality of Ontario’s post-secondary education system.

Enhancing China's competitiveness through lifelong learning (Английский) Аннотация.

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This study emphasizes that in response to demands for wider access and better quality of education, and to achieve economies of scale and leverage limited resources, China needs to develop a more integrated system of education and training with appropriate.

Education is still the key to eliminating gender inequities, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, and to fostering peace.

And in a knowledge economy, education is the new currency by which nations maintain economic competitiveness and global prosperity.Enhancing China's competitiveness through lifelong learning (Китайский) Аннотация. This study emphasizes that in response to demands for wider access and better quality of education, and to achieve economies of scale and leverage limited resources, China needs to develop a more integrated system of education and training with appropriate.Enhancing China's competitiveness through lifelong learning (英语) 摘要.

This study emphasizes that in response to demands for wider access and better quality of education, and to achieve economies of scale and leverage limited resources, China needs to develop a more integrated system of education and training with appropriate.