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  TVOntario Sales and Licensing
Many of you probably know TVOntario as a producer of educational television and video, so you might be surprised to know that we also operate The Independent Learning Centre (ILC).
These unique educational offerings are available for licensing and sales ventures to corporations, unions, associations, colleges, universities, as well as other educational endeavours, such as apprenticeship programs.
Click on any of the linked titles to get more information, and then be sure to contact a sales representative to find out how you can license broadcast or public-performance rights.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=TVOntario&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.tvo.org/sales&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-95997163-A9CA-0575-1AC7-55F76DA2B7F9-ym   (211 words)

  Project Insight Customers - Success Stories
TVOntario is a television network dedicated to delivering educational programming to Ontario and the surrounding Canadian provinces.
TVOntario's mandate is to serve as an adjunct to the formal education and training systems in Ontario, by using television and other communications technologies to provide high quality educational programs, curriculum resources, and distance education courses in English and in French.
Jacquis Dzogang, a professional engineer and technical project manager at TVOntario, was caught in the middle of ongoing confusion among project team members about how projects were structured and which files and documents were the most current at any given time.
www.projectinsight.net /Customer/Stories/TVO.aspx   (316 words)

 TVOntario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the vast majority of TVOntario's funding is provided by the Government of Ontario, which contributed $58.8 million in 2005-06.
TVOntario's English service, currently branded TVO, is Canada's oldest educational TV service, and the country's second oldest UHF TV channel.
TVOntario is also responsible for over-the-air broadcasts of the Ontario Legislative Assembly in some smaller Ontario communities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/TVOntario   (1451 words)

 Distance-Educator.com's Daily News
Responsibility for TVOntario is assigned to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (one of two ministries formed from the previous Ministry of Education and Training).
Apr. 2000 TVOntario announces creation of its New Media Division to focus on non-broadcast, interactive programs for children, parents and the workplace through the use of sophisticated, interactive media.
TVOntario was established as a provincial agency in 1970 to provide educational programming to Ontarians.
www.distance-educator.com /dnews/print.php?sid=2430   (1119 words)

 Popcorn Convergence
Both TVOntario and York's Department of Film & Video are the products of the expansionary mode into which education moved during the 1960s.
TVOntario's mandate was to support lifelong learning in the Province of Ontario and to provide commercial-free programming and services that educate and inform as well as entertain.
TVOntario, funded by the Province and its own fundraising initiatives, has produced original educational programming that has been sold to 148 countries and all 50 US states.
www.ipfw.edu /as/tohe/2001/Papers/wickens.htm   (1947 words)

 Distance Education at TVOntario:
An Analysis of English and French Registrants in Non-Formal Courses
TVOntario, Ontario's educational broadcaster, offers non-formal distance education courses on a wide variety of subjects.
In order to better understand these registrants, TVOntario's Evaluation and Project Research department undertook two studies that looked at the non-formal summer courses offered at TVOntario: an evaluation of the 1989 summer courses offered on the English network (TVO) and an evaluation of the 1990 summer courses on the French network (La Chaîne).
Of the courses, a quarter were in the "Leisure and Hobbies" section, a fifth related to business in one way or another, a sixth were on "scientific" topics, and the rest were related to a wide range of other topics, such as gerontology, English, and archaeology.
cade.athabascau.ca /vol7.2/11_brown_and_constantin_120.html   (3744 words)

 McMaster University - Office of Public Relations - Media - Advisories - 2004 - Isabel Bassett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Bassett, who is Chair and CEO of TVOntario, has an extensive background in broadcast journalism, teaching and public service.
She was first appointed to her position at TVOntario in 1999 and reappointed for another three-year term in 2002.
TVOntario’s ILC is the largest high school in Ontario, offering courses in English and French to 22,000 Ontario students annually.
www.mcmaster.ca /ua/opr/nms/advisories/2004/bassett.html   (373 words)

 May 14, 2004 - Letter to Premier of Ontario re: TVOntario
TVOntario is an important component of Ontario’s educational strategy.
As evidence of this appreciation, we have commissioned a public opinion survey from Ipsos-Reid which measured the views of a representative crosssection of Ontarians last week.
Ontarians believe that TVOntario is a jewel in our education system.
www.friends.ca /news/letters/letters05140401.asp   (230 words)

 Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Hansard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
TVOntario is at the forefront of educational television in Ontario.
TVOntario has also come to occupy a very important position in the cultural life of French-speaking Ontarians by virtue of the extensive French-language programming provided by la Chaîne française.
TVOntario’s outstanding commitment to educational programming was again demonstrated on Friday, 2 June.
www.ontla.on.ca /hansard/house_debates/34_parl/session2/L024.htm   (17873 words)

 TVOntario Sales and Licensing
TVOntario Sales and Licensing is responsible for selling TVOntario's products and services.
To learn more about TVOntario's English-language television network, TVO, click tvo.org
To learn more about TVOntario's French-language television network, TFO, click tfo.org
www.tvontario.org /sales/about.html   (70 words)

 About TVO, TFO and O.E.C.A.
About TVO, TFO and O.E.C.A. TVOntario is the more familiar name for the Ontario Educational Communications Authority (OECA), and is Ontario’s provincial educational broadcaster.
TVOntario, or the Ontario Educational Communications Authority, was established in 1970 and provides commercial-free programming and interactive media resources that educate, inform, and entertain.
TVOntario has 51 volunteer councillors, including representatives from the francophone community and the First Nations community.
www.local72m.com /Docs/AboutTVO/AboutTVO.html   (288 words)

 Kathleen Vaughan, Educational Television in Canada - www.akaredhanded.com
The fact that these remarks were made at a community hearing during the Ontario government's review of TVOntario -- a review which weighed the benefits of privatizing the substantially publicly funded service -- suggests the context in which educational broadcasting now operates.
Canada's 30-year tradition of publicly-funded educational television is under close scrutiny as governments evaluate the return on their investments, re-prioritize the allocation of scarce resources, and determine how best to meet their constituents' educational and cultural needs....
Or, as then TVOntario chairman Peter Herrndorf put it in a 1998 speech, "It was clear that in the 100 channel universe anticipated in the late '90s, TVO and TFO would have to differentiate themselves clearly...
www.akaredhanded.com /kv2a-edtvincanada.html   (949 words)

 CNW Telbec
Scheduling so many events in one city represents a new approach by TVOntario, which wants to directly connect with more Ontarians on the local level.
TVOntario events in Thunder Bay include a speech by popular Studio 2 host Steve Paikin as part of Lakehead University's Speakers Series, educational seminars for parents, teachers and homeschoolers, and two live stage shows by TVOKids Don't Sit Still tour.
Mishkel points out that this new approach is consistent with TVOntario's mandate as the educational communications authority for all Ontarians.
www.cnw.ca /fr/releases/archive/February2006/10/c1099.html   (285 words)

 Lessons from TVOntario New Perspectives on Professional Development
Since its beginnings as the Ontario Educational Communications Authority (the CRTC still grants the license to this authority) in a small office within the Ministry of Education, TVOntario has been involved with teacher professional development, curriculum programming for teacher use with students, and technology (TV, video, CD-ROM, to name a few) for educational purposes.
The two branches of TVOntario - TVO: English programming Services and TFO: French Programming Services - have been delivering teacher-training services in a variety of ways over the past 27 years, from workshops, courses, and conferences to the more recent delivery of teleconferences and Internet use.
Whatever the combination, the technology is the tool; the learners themselves are the centre of the professional development learning cycle.
www.caslt.org /research/prolessons.htm   (1654 words)

 Education Network of Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Effective immediately, and until that date, the material currently offered on the CRB will be available for streaming only.
Although TVOntario regrets the need to terminate such a useful educational resource for educators, the high cost of offering this service necessitated this difficult decision.
TVOntario is pleased to be able to continue to offer much of the CRB content in other formats: Please visit www.tvontario.org/sales for more information.
www.enoreo.on.ca /crb/dyn   (98 words)

 Our Public Airwaves - TVOntario drops axe on Studio 2
TORONTO -- TVOntario's Studio 2 will air for the last time tonight as part of a sweeping overhaul that will see the province's public broadcaster revamp its programming, create a separate French network and leap into the digital age.
Steve Paikin, the co-host of Studio 2 since its launch 12 years ago, will anchor a new, hour-long flagship current affairs program called The Agenda.
De Wilde said the changes will usher in a new digital era at TVO as it looks at providing programming on the Internet.
www.publicairwaves.ca /index.php?page=1703   (628 words)

 TVOntario to cancel Studio 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Ontario Conservative Leader John Tory was critical of the cancellation. The Liberals didn't like the forum the show provided to its opponents, he told CBC Radio.
The McGuinty government wants TVOntario to return to its roots as an education channel for children and adult learners.
The review asked the TVO board to ensure the government is getting full value for its $58.8 million funding of TVOntario, and that its activities align with the province's education priorities.
www.cbc.ca /canada/toronto/story/2006/06/29/tvo-changes.html   (1410 words)

 News Briefs - TVOntario : May 2004 : THE Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Canada's TVOntario (www.tvontario.org) is providing students and teachers in the United States with subscriptions to its video and print-on-demand service, CRB (Curriculum Resource Bank), which offers more than 100 hours of core-curriculum content available for streaming to any desktop computer or projector.
If you have comments or questions about our Magazine features or stories, please email the editorial staff at editorial@thejournal.com.
If you have comments or questions about the website, contact us at webmaster@thejournal.com.
www.thejournal.com /articles/16758   (167 words)

 TVO Kids Shows
This website is a tribute to the various TV shows I use to watch on TVOntario growing up in the late 70's and early 80's.
These TV shows were all about getting some type of educational fact(s) out - be it learning how to read, figuring out how to do a math problem or discovering some historical fact - as opposed to kids programs these days which are all about selling a product.
I am hoping someone will come across my webpage and have information on a show listed here - I will then be able to add it to what limited information I have.
www.rickstv.com /tvo   (633 words)

 Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Hansard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
I encourage as many members as possible to meet the regional advisory councillors of TVO, and members are welcome to join the host and Friends of TVOntario in welcoming our guests at a reception in the legislative dining room this evening.
These councillors are all dedicated volunteers and play an integral role in keeping TVOntario in touch with the needs of viewers across the province.
The councillors are visiting Queen’s Park today to participate in various workshops so they may better understand how TVOntario’s goals fit into the goals of this province.
www.ontla.on.ca /hansard/house_debates/34_parl/session2/L055.htm   (16919 words)

 Science Fiction Writer Robert J. Sawyer: Rob on TV
Saturday Night at the Movies is the most popular program on TVOntario; it's been hosted for over twenty years by Elwy Yost (father of Speed screenwriter Graham Yost).
TVOntario has repeated this broadcast every Halloween since.
Prisoners of Gravity was a spectacular half-hour weekly series devoted to science fiction and comic books produced by TVOntario.
www.sfwriter.com /tv.htm   (1575 words)

 Pay distribution of TFO in Quebec: CRTC rejects TVOntario application
Ontario’s French-language educational television channel (TFO) will not have to be carried in Quebec as part of an optional additional-fee analog package.
In this application, TVOntario sought mandatory distribution of TFO in Quebec as part of an optional analog package at an expected cost of about 50 cents per subscriber.
In its decision, the CRTC clearly acknowledged the excellence of TFO programs, but did not see fit to require distribution companies to carry TFO and levy an additional charge on consumers.
www.crtc.gc.ca /ENG/NEWS/RELEASES/2000/R000301.htm   (281 words)

 CITC - TVOntario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In keeping with our mandate as an adjunct to the province's education system, TVOntario provides a wide range of unique educational programs and resources available to Ontarians.
Ontario teachers can register for free to access the best of TVOntario’s K-12 core-curriculum programming and print materials on their desktops — on demand.
The CRB can be licensed on an annual subscription for a nominal fee to schools and libraries outside of Ontario.
www.cableducation.ca /english/tvo.asp   (382 words)

 TVOntario Finds Digital Educational   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
TORONTO -- TVOntario on Thursday announced it will undergo a two-year, CAN$25 million ($22.3 million) digital makeover.
The publicly funded, Toronto-based broadcaster said the Ontario provincial government will underwrite its transition to digital technology on the condition it focus less on popular programming and stress education and learning in its schedule.
On the technical side, TVOntario, which has about 500 employees and an annual operating budget of CAN$45 million ($40.1 million) intends to...
www.webprowire.com /summaries/1362667.html   (210 words)

 Ontario Arts Council - 40 on 40: TVOntario and OAC Fund Short Films on Ontario Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Home / News / News Releases / 40 on 40: TVOntario and OAC Fund Short Films...
A 50-minute compilation of the films will air in the new year on TVO’s Masterworks series, seen Thursdays at 10 p.m.
To encourage those interested in pursuing a career in the arts, the films will also be incorporated into CareerMatters, a Web site offered by TVOntario's Independent Learning Centre.
www.arts.on.ca /English/40-on-40.html   (1955 words)

 Donna Sharon, Ed.D.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
With the services of Gallup Canada, conducted a survey of 1661 Ontario teachers' about their use of technology in teaching, discussed implications for TVOntario policy and programs.
Conducted The TVOntario component of the provincial survey of Public Attitudes Toward Education in Ontario led by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, with the assistance of Gallup Canada
Conducted a survey of Ontario University Media Service areas to inform TVOntario management of the current situation and advise on strategies for serving their needs.
www.ody.ca /~dsharon/services.htm   (1242 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! - Layoffs hit TVOntario
TORONTO - Say goodbye to Imprint and Second Opinion as layoffs hit TVOntario.
The public service broadcaster, owned and operated by the provincial government, announced its budget implementation plan for fiscal 2005-2006 yesterday and there was plenty of belt tightening.
Currently chaired by Isabel Bassett, TVO was created 35 years ago with the focus on educational programming.
jam.canoe.ca /Television/2005/03/10/pf-955765.html   (367 words)

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