Education

Getting students ready for the future provincial economy

In a news release from May 4th, 2016, Ontario Ministry of Education reaffirmed the provincial government's commitment to prepare high-school students for the future economy. Therefore, Ontario is expanding two programs designed to enhance high school students’ skills and knowledge needed for jobs in demand while earning credits towards their potential transition to postsecondary education.

More Evidence that University Education Pays Off

In a recent media release (September 2014), the Council of Ontario Universities brought to light more evidence that university education pays off. In their study, they found that 93 per cent of 2011 Ontario's university graduates had jobs two years after graduation. Furthermore, the average salary for university graduates in full-time employment was $43,398 two years after graduation. The survey used to collect the information suggested also that university  graduates get jobs related to their education.