Latest from the Future Skills Centre

Projects
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CLIMB: Continuous Learning for Individuals’ Mid-career and Beyond

Mid-career workers are most vulnerable to disruption of the labour market but there is little widespread information, resources, or training to support a mid-career change.
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Transition to a New Tomorrow

Unique professional development program to support mid-career oil and gas workers
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Research
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Leveraging the Skills of Social Sciences and Humanities Graduates

Canadians are among the best-educated people on the planet. But are they getting the education they need — particularly in the fields of social sciences and humanities — to maximize their employment prospects in today’s fast-changing workplace?
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Return on Investment: Industry Leadership on Upskilling and Reskilling their Workforce

As technology changes the nature of work, Canadian companies must create a culture of continuous learning to ensure employees have the skills they need.
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Engagement
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Celebrating Year One of the Future Skills Centre

In our first year, we’ve collaborated with many partners to lay a strong foundation for our mission to help Canadians gain the skills they need — today and into the future — to thrive in a changing workforce. See what we’ve accomplished so far!
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Youth Spotlight: Jordan Zenhenkoexternal link icon

Jordan Zenhenko, a 4th year mechanical engineering student at Ontario Tech University, is an InSTEM Instructor for Actua.
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Call for Proposals

Closed

The deadline to submit a Letter of Interest was
on September 16, 2019.

 

Innovation Projects

Support for Mid-Career Workers

We’re supporting workers in specific sectors — such as oil and gas workers, truck drivers, auto workers, cashiers, and meat processing workers — that are experiencing, or at risk of, displacement.

Consortium Partners

The Future Skills Centre is a forward-thinking centre for research and collaboration dedicated to preparing Canadians for employment success and meeting the emerging talent needs of employers. As a pan-Canadian community, we bring together experts and organizations across sectors to rigorously identify, assess, and share innovative approaches to develop the skills and work environments to drive prosperity and inclusion.