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Education & Training

Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 90 full-time programs in, Business, Community Development, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, Health and Wellness, Law and Justice, and Technology and Skilled Trades. Fleming College has 5,700 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and more than 58,000 alumni.

FLEMING COLLEGE - FROST CAMPUS, LINDSAY

School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

Fleming College, School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences is known nationally and internationally as "The School" when it comes to studies in the environment and natural resources. Its reputation is built on the quality of learning, the quality of its faculty; its extensive applied research initiatives with universities, government agencies and the private sector, and the strong partnerships with natural resource industries.

The School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences is expanding to meet the needs of students and enhance the learning environment. The $12 million addition is an environmentally sensitive design, which will include:

  • A 200 seat computer commons
  • 3 geomatics labs and a geomatics project area
  • An 8,600 square foot library
  • A biodiversity lab
  • An air photo and mapping lab
  • A solar terrestrial observatory to monitor weather and seismic activity and a living lab.
  • A pathology and limnology lab for the study of fresh water systems

Several transfer agreements enable graduates to pursue their studies at universities. These include agreements with Trent University, University of Guelph and York University that offer graduates of many of the three - year Technology programs the opportunity to earn their degree in just two years of study. Graduates can also obtain credit towards degrees at Lakehead University, Athabaska University, and Lakeland College (Alberta) and an agreement with Laurentian University is being finalized.

Educational Fast Facts

  • The Trillium Lakelands District School Board has 20 elementary schools and 3 high schools in the City of Kawartha Lakes. There are 6,605 students in the City of Kawartha Lakes and 1,062 permanent staff.
  • The Trillium Lakeland School Board has one Alternate Education Centre in Lindsay and another one in Fenelon Falls. We encourage lifetime learning for all ages.  Students age 16 and over can earn credits or upgrade skills in our Alternate Education and Training Centres.  Complete a high school diploma, pursue a personal interest, explore new career options, or expand your knowledge and skills in a welcoming environment. For more information, please visit their website at www.anewstart.ca
  • The Peterborough / Victoria / Northumberland and Clarington Catholic School Board has 5 elementary schools and 1 high school in the City of Kawartha Lakes. There are 1,124 students and 119 permanent staff.
  • Both School Boards offer French Immersion programs.

Education Levels of City of Kawartha Lakes Residents, Compared to Ontario and Canada
 

Characteristics educational Attainment

City of
Kawartha Lakes

 %

 Ontario

 %

 Canada

 %

Population aged 15 and Over

 61,460

 

 9,819,420

 

 25,664,220

 

No certificate, diploma or degree

16,555

 26.9

 2,183,625

 22.2

 6,098,235

 23.8

High school certificate or equivalent

 17,925

 29.2

 2,628,575

 26.8

 6,553,425

 25.5

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

 6,925

 11.3

 785,115

 7.9

 2,785,420

 10.9

College or other non-university certificate or diploma

 13,025

 21.2

 1,804,775

 18.4

 4,435,135

 17.3

University certificate or diploma below bachelor level

 1,600

 2.6

 405,270

 4.1

 1,136,145

 4.4

University certificate, diploma or degree

 5,425

 8.8

 2,012,060

 20.5

 4,655,770

 18.1

Population aged 15-24

 8,875

 

 1,624,835

 

 4,207,810

 

No certificate, diploma or degree

 4,210

 47.4

 648,300

 39.9

 1,679,015

 39.9

High school certificate or equivalent

 2,875

 32.4

 627,010

 38.6

 1,528,010

 36.3

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

 200

 2.3

 37,475

 2.3

 185,170

 4.4

College or other non-university certificate or diploma

 1,200

 13.6

 160,140

 9.9

 458,380

 10.9

University certificate or diploma below bachelor level

 85

 0.9

 33,875

 2.1

 87,420

 2.1

University certificate, diploma or degree

 305

 3.4

 118,030

 7.3

 269,810

 6.4

Population aged 25-34

 6,395

 

1,529,590

 

 3,987,075

 
No certificate, diploma or degree

 810

 12.7

 132,715

 8.7

 433,940

 10.9

High school certificate or equivalent

 1,805

 28.2

 364,260

 23.8

 897,830

 22.5

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

 625

 9.8

 91,525

 5.9

 416,045

 10.4

College or other non-university certificate or diploma

 2,045

 31.9

 372,355

 24.3

 906,155

 22.7

University certificate or diploma below bachelor level

 180

 2.8

 68,800

 4.5

 181,350

 4.5

University certificate, diploma or degree

 925

 14.5

 499,935

 32.7

 1,151,750

 28.9

Population aged 35-64

 32,505

 

 5,108,740

 

 13,395,040

 

No certificate, diploma or degree

 6,235

 19.2

 766,810

 15.0

 2,249,565

 16.8
High school certificate or equivalent

 9,810

 30.2

 1,296,405

 25.4

 3,258,905

 24.3

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

 4,245

 13.1

 489,605

 9.6

 1,739,965

 12.9

College or other non-university certificate or diploma

 7,890

 24.3

 1,089,270

 21.3

 2,627,220

 19.6

University certificate or diploma below bachelor level

870

 2.7

 241,150

 4.7

 685,385

 5.1

University certificate, diploma or degree

3,450

 10.6

 1,225,490

 23.9

 2,833,995

 21.2

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census        

 

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