The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University
Leader in innovative, quality, lifelong learning that empowers adults to reach their life and career goals.
Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is Canada’s foremost provider of university-based adult education, facilitating access to the university’s renowned, professionally relevant courses and programs. Each year, we support over 70,000 enrolments through a combination of online and in-class learning. Our courses are facilitated by innovative thinkers and practitioners, and are developed collaboratively with other faculties at Ryerson. This model is further enhanced through partnerships with other educational institutions, industry leaders, professional associations, and the local community. With 1,500 courses, seminars and workshops, 78 career-related certificate programs, and numerous part-time degree programs and professional accreditation options, The Chang School aims to be a leader in innovative, quality, lifelong learning that empowers adults to reach their life and career goals.
Since our earliest days of broadcasting courses by radio through Open College, Ryerson has been inspired by, and committed to, the concept of open education. The Chang School legacy values its membership in OERu as an important component of its responsibility to make education accessible to everyone. Our participation in the OERu initiative creates tremendous potential to evolve the work of our faculty and learners, and in doing so, share our insights and resources with the global community.
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