This guide explains how Ontario universities ensure that students have the necessary skills and knowledge expected of graduates from specific degree programs, and how universities ensure that degree ...

Ensuring the Value of University Degrees in Ontario

Published: November 1, 2011

This guide explains how Ontario universities ensure that students have the necessary skills and knowledge expected of graduates from specific degree programs, and how universities ensure that degree programs meet the highest standards of quality.

Ontario universities have been at the forefront of Canadian efforts to develop degree frameworks and quality assurance processes, and Ontario’s quality assurance system for publicly assisted universities is one of the strongest in the world.
  1. Ontario’s quality assurance system sets expectations for degree-level programs that tell students, parents and future employers what university graduates will know and be able to do.

Ontario’s Quality Assurance Framework requires universities to review every existing program at least once every eight years.

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