Mission & Mandate

Our Mission

To increase and improve affordable, equitable access to quality education and training for Ontarians, to support regional and community economic development, and to promote a culture of lifelong learning.

Our Mandate

    • To improve access to formal education and training at the basic skills, secondary and post-secondary levels, and to informal education opportunities for residents of Ontario.
    • To collaborate with Indigenous peoples, Francophones and rural and remote communities in Ontario to facilitate response by Ontario education providers to meet identified needs.
    • To support innovation in education and learning through testing and applied research of new modes of delivery using technology, and to share information in Ontario, nationally and internationally.