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    About Us

    The Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE) is the hub of a network of education and community partners committed to enriching public education in Ottawa.  ONFE's collaborative programs harness the resources of the Ottawa community to help students succeed in a rapidly changing world.  Together with our partners in education, business, government and the community, ONFE has played a lead role in developing over forty innovative education programs since its inception in 1985.

    Our VISION:

    Through education and community collaboration, Ottawa students will have the best possible learning experience.

    Our MISSION:

    We are a catalyst for discussion and collaborative action to enrich public education in Ottawa.

    We harness the resources of the Ottawa community to help students succeed in a rapidly changing world.

    These six CORE VALUES guide all we do:

    • Accountability
      Demonstrating responsible use of resources.
    • Collaboration
      Working together with a broad range of partners, demonstrating sensitivity and respect for their uniqueness; we aim for win-win solutions.
    • Excellence
      Committed to ensuring a professional, effective and entrepreneurial approach.
    • Inclusiveness
      Committed to supporting success for all students.
    • Innovation
      Committed to finding new and creative ways to meet the needs of our partners and enhance the quality of education in Ottawa.
    • Service
      Striving to provide the highest possible quality of service to our stakeholders.