This report makes a number of recommendations towards the creation of an online learning institute in Ontario. The document responds to the Special Advisor to Minister’s document, What I Heard, and ...

Ontario Online Institute: Recommendations of the Online Learning Working Group

Published: April 4, 2011

This report makes a number of recommendations towards the creation of an online learning institute in Ontario. The document responds to the Special Advisor to Minister’s document, What I Heard, and provides a number of recommendations to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to ensure the Online Learning Institute adds value to Ontario’s current postsecondary system.

There are many reasons to support the establishment of an online institute…students will benefit from increased flexibility and choice of courses, both in the number of courses available for offer and the times in which the courses are offered, as everything will be visible at once. — Implementation of the Ontario Online Institute
  1. By 2014, there were more than 3,100 e-learning opportunities available to students.

In the 2010 throne speech, Ontario announced its intention to create an Ontario Online Institute to support and expand online learning in the province.

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