Ontario is creating a Centre of Excellence for Online Learning to give students across the province one window of access to high-quality, transferable online courses, while reducing course duplication.
To launch in time for the 2015-16 school year, Ontario Online will improve collaboration between colleges and universities by minimizing duplication -- allowing students to take the same, centralized online course. The online platform will also give students the flexibility to receive world-class instruction wherever and whenever works best for them. It will operate through three inter-related hubs:
Supporting a world-class postsecondary education system that is a leader in innovation and online learning is part of the Ontario government's economic plan to invest in people, build modern infrastructure, and support a dynamic and innovative business climate.