Ontario faculty, staff, and students oppose Ford government’s 'performance' funding for postsecondary institutions | OUCC

| 25 August, 2019

Categories: Students

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The proposed market-based performance funding model will tie 60 per cent (over $3 billion dollars) of postsecondary funding to each institution’s ‘performance’ against a set of arbitrary and flawed metrics. This dramatic shift follows years of stagnant public funding for postsecondary education in Ontario, and is only the latest in a series of attacks on the foundations of postsecondary education in the province, including cuts of over $400 million to college and university budgets, cuts of almost $700 million to student financial assistance, and cuts to the democratically determined student fees that allow students’ unions to advocate on behalf of, and provide vital support to their members.


The link address is:

https://campuscoalition.org/post/ontario-faculty-staff-and-students-oppose-ford-government-s-performance-funding-for-postsecondary-institutions/

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