Fanshawe students and staff will be happy to hear the results from the new Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey.
Ontario colleges announced Fanshawe’s 2017 results were above the provincial average in most categories. The KPI is a province-wide annual survey that all students, graduates, and staff to give their feedback to the province. The results are used for Ministry of Training. Some of the categories students and graduates took into consideration include satisfaction, graduation and success finding jobs.
The College’s graduate employment rate of 87.6 per cent ranks second in large colleges in Ontario and exceeds the provincial average by 2 per cent.
“We are very proud of this year’s KPI results,” says Fanshawe President Peter Devlin. “These important survey results indicate Fanshawe is an education and training leader in Ontario.”
“While the results clearly show we’re doing a great job, we also continue to look for ways to improve,” continued Devlin. “We remain committed to providing leading-edge programs and services and preparing graduates for careers that meet the needs of employers.”
Some of Fanshawe’s lowest rating categories included the overall quality of the services in the college (64.5 per cent) and student satisfaction rate (75.5 per cent). However, Fanshawe was still above the provincial average. 61.1 per cent and 73.4 respectively.
Other findings include:
- When surveyed six months after graduation, 80.2 per cent of Fanshawe alumni reports being pleased with their college education – a number that has increased since last year leads among large colleges and is above the provincial average.
- Fanshawe’s overall graduation rate of 68.8 per cent is two per cent above the provincial average of 66.8 per cent and ranks first among large colleges in the province. Rates for one, two, and three-year programs surpass the provincial graduation rates, with Fanshawe’s rates for one- and three-year programs also ranked number 1 among large colleges.
- Employer satisfaction was also above the provincial average, with 94.2 per cent of employers reporting satisfaction with the skills and contributions of Fanshawe graduates who work for them, up 3.6 per cent from the previous year.
All results of the KPI can be found here