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Key Performance Indicators 2013-14: Collège Boréal Still on Top!
April 15, 2014 – Sudbury – Collège Boréal
Following the publication of the Key Performance Indicators by Colleges Ontario, Collège Boréal is proud to announce that it has maintained or even improved on the results obtained for a number of these indicators! Indeed, for the 10th time in 13 years, Boréal received the highest satisfaction rate in the province from its graduating students. Moreover, Boréal is still the college with the highest graduation rate in the province of Ontario. Finally, Boréal maintains its 3rd place rating as it pertains to student satisfaction!
Since 1998, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has retained the services of an independent firm to conduct surveys on the performance of programs and services offered by 24 colleges in Ontario. Here are a few salient points pertaining to these Key Performance Indicators for 2013-14:
Student Satisfaction Rates:
84.5 % of students enrolled at Boréal are satisfied or very satisfied with their college experience;
85 % of these students attest that they have access to quality learning experiences in their respective programs;
83 % indicate that Boréal staff truly care about their success; this result is 20% higher than the provincial average!
91.9% feel that Boréal is providing them with the knowledge and abilities they will require in their future career;
81.4 % of these students appreciate the quality of services offered by the college; this indicator is also ranked number 1 provincially!
Finally, 90% indicate that they would not hesitate recommending Collège Boréal to friends or any interested person.
Graduation Rates and Employability:
77 % of all students enrolled at Collège Boréal have obtained their degree; this result is 11 % higher than the provincial average and ranks Boréal in first place for this indicator!
85.9 % of our students found a job after receiving their diploma.
Graduate Satisfaction Rates:
85.6 % of Boréal graduates are satisfied or very satisfied with their college experience;
93 % of them would recommend Collège Boréal as a first class postsecondary institution;
89 % would recommend the program in which they were enrolled.
Employer Satisfaction Rates:
86.6 % of employers who hired Collège Boréal graduates are satisfied or very satisfied with their new employees;
And finally, 100 % of all employers questioned would recommend hiring a Collège Boréal graduate!
Collège Boréal used this fact finding exercise to ask a few specific questions in order to evaluate the work it does in the areas of recruitment or to get a sense of its reputation and strengths in order to better understand the needs of the student population. The information gathered through this survey will assist in the development of more strategies leading to better programs and services in the future.
“Collège Boréal is very proud of its success with students, graduates and employers. Of course, I wish to remind everyone that these results are due to the hard work of the entire Boréal team: the teaching personnel, support and administrative staff, including every person who contributes to enriching our students’ lives every single day. I want to congratulate them for these incredible results as they confirm once again the extent of their commitment and dedication.”
– Pierre Riopel, President, Collège Boréal
“Foster Knowledge and Stimulate Culture”: this is the vision of Collège Boréal, a French-language training and postsecondary institution that has, since its creation in 1995, worked to promote the development and growth of the communities of North and Central-Southwestern Ontario.
Collège Boréal fosters values of humanism, excellence and inclusion as well as an active awareness of environmental issues that affect our society.
Collège Boréal is the first representative of the education sector officially designated by the government of Ontario under the French Language Services Act.
To find out more about our programs and services, please visit our Website: collegeboreal.ca and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @borealAPP.
For more information about the Key Performance Indicators, consult this Website: collegesontario.org
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