Strategic plan

Vision 2015

Student experience

OBJECTIVE 1

Enhance the quality of the student experience

Program
Actions
  • Offer online courses in the different programs
  • Promote activities and events for the students
  • Participate in community service learning and professional learning communities
  • Offer an information service linked to the online course users
Indicator
  • Number of online courses in French and English
  • Student participation in the events and activities including off-site students
  • Student participation in the Experiential Learning Center and professional learning community with each program
  • Service for online students
Targets
  • Increased number of online courses—To be determined for every program
  • Increased level of student participation in the events and activities
  • Increased opportunities for participation
  • Implementation of the service
Research
Actions
  • Support all students in their development towards a productive career in education
Indicator
  • Scholarly participation in research conferences and the professional learning community
Targets
  • Increase visibility of students’ research work
  • Increase student authorship in scholarly and professional publications and conferences
  • Increased participation in UROP (University Research Opportunity Program)
Internationalization

OBJECTIVE 2

Strengthen our leadership position on the international stage

Program

Actions
  • Enhance the reputation and visibility of our programs abroad
  • Offer courses and Faculty programs to international clients
Indicator
  • Promotion of our programs abroad
  • Number of courses and programs
Targets
  • Increased promotion of our programs abroad
  • Increase in the number of courses and programs
Research
Actions
  • Host internationally-known researchers
  • Recruit high-calibre international postdoctoral candidates
Indicator
  • Recruitment of international researchers for visits to the Faculty
  • Recruitment of postdoctoral candidates 
Targets
  • Increase in the number of international researchers who visit the Faculty
  • Increase in the number of high calibre international postdoctoral candidates
English and French communities

OBJECTIVE 3

Enhance our relationships with both Francophone and Anglophone communities at the local, national and international levels

Program
Actions
  • Report on specific aspects of Ontario’s Francophone minority context
  • Promote forums for shared learning across cohorts, concentrations and learning communities
  • Offer venues for student-alumni-faculty gatherings
Indicator
  • Offer awareness-raising activities in English and French
  • Share information about learning communities in our Faculty
  • Number of alumni at the activities 
Targets
  • Increase in number of aware-raising activities in English and French
  • Organization of forums in French and in English to discuss learning communities in our Faculty
  • Increase the participation of alumni in our activities
Research
Actions
  • Establish partnerships with school boards and other pertinent organizations
Indicator
  • Number of partnerships
Targets
  • Increase in the number of partnerships

Services

OBJECTIVE 4

Promote a culture of collaboration within the Faculty

Program
Actions
  • Promote internal communication between professors and support staff
Indicator
  • Opportunities for support staff and Faculty to share
Targets
  • Increase in the number of opportunities
Research
Actions
  • Support the Education Research Units at the Faculty
Indicator
  • Number of productive ERUs operating at the Faculty
Targets
  • Maintain 10 ERUs at the Faculty
Networking and raising the Faculty’s profile

OBJECTIVE 5

Leverage our research excellence and make it accessible to various communities
Program
Actions
  • Disseminate educational scholarship to the public at large
Indicator
  • Dissemination activities to public audiences
Targets
  • Increase in the number of dissemination activities to public audiences
Research
Actions
  • Promote the expertise of professors
  • Maintain a current database on the expertise of professors
  • Disseminate educational knowledge though the media
Indicator
  • Number of vignettes by professors and students on the website 
  • Database accuracy
  • Number of professors in the University Experts-on-call database
Targets
  • Increase number of professors’ and students’ profiles on the website
  • Increase number of vignettes about research accomplishments on the website
  • Increase number of professors in the database
E-World

OBJECTIVE 6

Increased use of information technologies & E-World: Increased use of TICs – teaching tutorials (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate)

Program
Actions
  • Create an Intranet for internships (placement, follow-up, assessment)
  • Explore the possibility of offering a graduate certificate on EA@
Indicator
  • Introduction to the Intranet 
  • Opportunities to offer courses on EA@ with local partners
Targets
  • Use of the Intranet
  • Development of a possible offer of the proposed certificate
Research
Actions
  • Organize dissemination activities for research work by students on TICs and EA@
  • Develop an exchange portal between students and professors on needs and services provided by the different players in the academic milieu
Indicator
  • Number of research dissemination activities with TICs and EA@
  • Development of the portal
Targets
  • Increased number of research dissemination activities
  • Use of the portal
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