The Division provides strategic policy development, labour market research and planning, program design and program development services for Training, Colleges and Universities (TCU). It is responsible for the development and alignment of province-wide strategic policy direction for postsecondary and labour market training and support programs. The Division serves as the centre of expertise in labour market and postsecondary education information for TCU and other ministries with related priorities. The Strategic Policy and Programs Division brings together expertise from employment and training and postsecondary areas to design and develop programs, establish program standards and perform program evaluations and administering the Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board.
The Strategic Policy and Programs Division leads policy analysis and development to support the government's social and economic priorities and objectives with the goal of developing the best workforce in North America. It serves the role of linking policy directions with the operations and service delivery of programs to ensure a competitive advantage in the knowledge economy for Ontario. The Division provides the Ministry with long-term demand planning, capital planning and coordination of inter-jurisdictional relations.
|1||Strategic Policy and Programs||13,659,000||13,187,000||472,000||12,640,200|
|TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED||13,659,000||13,187,000||472,000||12,640,200|
|Total Operating Expense||13,659,000||13,187,000||472,000||12,640,200|
|STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS|
|3004-1||Strategic Policy and Programs|
|Salaries and wages||9,441,400|
|Transportation and communication||432,100|
|Supplies and equipment||201,700|
|Total Operating Expense to be Voted||13,659,000|
|Total Operating Expense for Strategic Policy and Programs||13,659,000|