Getting frank with Franklin

"Ontario's colleges are at the forefront of the new economy, ensuring students acquire the professional and technical expertise that leads to rewarding careers."
Linda Franklin is president and CEO of Colleges Ontario, the advocacy association for Ontario’s 24 colleges. Getting frank with Franklin examines the top issues in post-secondary education today.
Employers seek more graduates with college degrees
Employers seek more graduates with college degrees
The labour shortage continues to be one of the biggest stumbling blocks in Ontario’s plan to promote an economic recovery.
Expanding degree programs creates more opportunities for graduates
Expanding degree programs creates more opportunities for graduates
As Ontario emerges from more than a year mired in the global pandemic, post-secondary leaders, business leaders and government are looking at “what’s next.” What steps should the province take to restore Ontario as an economic powerhouse?
Elevating apprenticeship training is key to tackling the skills shortage
Elevating apprenticeship training is key to tackling the skills shortage
Strengthening apprenticeship training will be essential to Ontario's efforts to address the growing shortage of qualified people in the skilled trades.
Playing a vital role in Ontario’s recovery
Playing a vital role in Ontario’s recovery
Colleges and universities will be critical to Ontario's success as the province recovers from the global pandemic.