Pathways to Success: Post-SecondaryEducation as an Economic NecessityThe “New New West”Prepared by Scott McAlpine, Preside...
Key Messages      1. BC needs a more highly educated and skilled         population to remain internationally competitive ...
A Call to Action for Post-Secondary Education             Demographic                  Economic Challenge              Cha...
People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People,      Ontario Projections             Source: R. Miner, People Without Jobs, Jobs...
BC’s Aging Population11/14/2012                     5
Dependency Ratios, BC - Projected to 2036(Ratio of out of Labour Force to in Labour Force)0.80.70.60.5                    ...
BC’s Population Change                Components of BC Population Change to 2036 - Thousands   60   50   40   30          ...
BC Labour Force Demand by Skill Level –      Total Job Openings 2010-2020             Source: Government of BC, Skills for...
BC 10 Year Labour Force Demand Versus      Current Supply by Educational Attainment      (Percent of Population Age 15+)  ...
Credentials Granted by Fiscal Year:      Mainland Southwest Excluding JIBC             Source: Data from BC Advanced Educa...
Jobs of Tomorrow are Not the Jobs of Today      Tomorrow’s Jobs:       25% of Job Classifications are NEW every 25 years ...
Doing and Discovery: About Douglas      Douglas is the college of      doing and discovery.      We encourage academic    ...
About Douglas             We believe our foundations of doing and discovery             come together in dialogue.        ...
More opportunities for students      •      Nine degree programs (and growing)      •      Six post-degree programs (and g...
Douglas College Domestic FTE Growth:      Actual to 2011, Projected to 2015       9,500       9,000       8,500       8,00...
Our vision for 2015    Douglas College is the largest and most progressive baccalaureate    degree-granting College in Bri...
Some Quick Douglas College Facts       Douglas is larger than any other Non-Trades College in BC        and is larger tha...
Key Messages      1. BC needs a more highly educated and skilled         population to remain internationally competitive ...
Strategic planning – Vision 2015www.douglascollege.ca/about/presidents-office/strategic-planning
Academic Preparedness of Grade 12 Graduates of      2009/10 (STP Data)                                            Douglas ...
Douglas College Share of Graduating Students by      Regional School District    District       Year      Douglas Share   ...
Strategic planning – Vision 2015www.douglascollege.ca/about/presidents-office/strategic-planning
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The NEW New West Economic Forum: Dr. Scott McAlpine, Panel Speaker

  1. 1. Pathways to Success: Post-SecondaryEducation as an Economic NecessityThe “New New West”Prepared by Scott McAlpine, PresidentNovember 8, 2012
  2. 2. Key Messages 1. BC needs a more highly educated and skilled population to remain internationally competitive 2. New Westminster is an education destination 3. Douglas College is a major regional economic driver 4. Douglas is pursuing a vigorous growth agendato better serve the needs of BC14/11/2012 2
  3. 3. A Call to Action for Post-Secondary Education Demographic Economic Challenge Challenge (International Knowledge (Aging Population Economy and Low and Low Growth) Productivity) Education and Skills Challenge14/11/2012 3
  4. 4. People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People, Ontario Projections Source: R. Miner, People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People14/11/2012 4
  5. 5. BC’s Aging Population11/14/2012 5
  6. 6. Dependency Ratios, BC - Projected to 2036(Ratio of out of Labour Force to in Labour Force)0.80.70.60.5 Youth Dependency0.4 Elderly Dependency Total Dependency0.30.20.1 0 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 Source: Data from BC Stats
  7. 7. BC’s Population Change Components of BC Population Change to 2036 - Thousands 60 50 40 30 Natural Increase 20 Net Interprovincail Net International 10 0 1972 1974 1976 1978 1980 1982 1984 1986 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018 2020 2022 2024 2026 2028 2030 2032 2034 Year -10 -20 Source: Data from BC Stats
  8. 8. BC Labour Force Demand by Skill Level – Total Job Openings 2010-2020 Source: Government of BC, Skills for Growth14/11/2012 8
  9. 9. BC 10 Year Labour Force Demand Versus Current Supply by Educational Attainment (Percent of Population Age 15+) Source: HRDC and Government of BC, Skills for Growth14/11/2012 9
  10. 10. Credentials Granted by Fiscal Year: Mainland Southwest Excluding JIBC Source: Data from BC Advanced Education14/11/2012 10
  11. 11. Jobs of Tomorrow are Not the Jobs of Today Tomorrow’s Jobs:  25% of Job Classifications are NEW every 25 years  Existing Jobs Re-Invented Every 15 Years The Educational Challenge:  Need to Educate and Train for Skills, Adaptation, and Innovation  Requires Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Literacy and Numeracy Skills14/11/2012 11
  12. 12. Doing and Discovery: About Douglas Douglas is the college of doing and discovery. We encourage academic exploration to help students discover what they love to do. We emphasize hands-on learning and applying knowledge to real-world situations.14/11/2012 12
  13. 13. About Douglas We believe our foundations of doing and discovery come together in dialogue. We embrace the use of open dialogue to help our students develop the skills needed by today’s global citizens and leaders. Both inside and outside the classroom, our students are immersed in a culture of ideas, innovation and critical thought.14/11/2012 13
  14. 14. More opportunities for students • Nine degree programs (and growing) • Six post-degree programs (and growing) • Over 30 career programs (and growing) • Easy transfer to and from other universities and colleges14/11/2012 14
  15. 15. Douglas College Domestic FTE Growth: Actual to 2011, Projected to 2015 9,500 9,000 8,500 8,000 7,500 7,000 6,500 6,000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 201514/11/2012 15
  16. 16. Our vision for 2015 Douglas College is the largest and most progressive baccalaureate degree-granting College in British Columbia Goals: • Seamless Learner Pathways • Superior Teaching Quality • Internationalization • Experiential Learning • Student and Employee Engagement • Social Responsibility, Environmental Stewardship, Financial Accountability14/11/2012 16
  17. 17. Some Quick Douglas College Facts  Douglas is larger than any other Non-Trades College in BC and is larger than any Teaching University except Kwantlen  Douglas employs 1739 people (FT and PT) and is the second largest employer in New Westminster  Douglas College’s annual regional economic contribution is over $225 million  Douglas attracts approximately 1100 International Students  New Westminster is an Education Destination14/11/2012 17
  18. 18. Key Messages 1. BC needs a more highly educated and skilled population to remain internationally competitive 2. New Westminster is an education destination 3. Douglas College is a major regional economic driver 4. Douglas is pursuing a vigorous growth agendato better serve the needs of BC14/11/2012 18
  19. 19. Strategic planning – Vision 2015www.douglascollege.ca/about/presidents-office/strategic-planning
  20. 20. Academic Preparedness of Grade 12 Graduates of 2009/10 (STP Data) Douglas Region BC No Academic GPA* 47% 52% Admissible to RU (GPA > 39% 34% 75%) 6 Year High School New Westminster 74 80% Graduation Rate Burnaby 81 Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows 78 Coquitlam 89 * English 12 plus the students other three best academic (provincially examinable) Grade 12 courses. If students did not take at least three academic Grade 12 courses, no Academic GPA is calculated.14/11/2012 20
  21. 21. Douglas College Share of Graduating Students by Regional School District District Year Douglas Share N of Students Douglas Share Immediate (Immediate) All Grads Transition Burnaby 2001/02 14 146 8 2009/10 13 151 8 Coquitlam 2001/02 33 426 17 2009/10 30 393 15 New 2001/02 34 61 15 Westminster 2009/10 36 90 19 Maple Ridge- 2001/02 25 81 9 Pitt Meadows 2009/10 20 71 6 Surrey 2001/02 6 102 3 2009/10 6 142 314/11/2012 21
  22. 22. Strategic planning – Vision 2015www.douglascollege.ca/about/presidents-office/strategic-planning
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