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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Technology isn’t shaping work the way we thinkexternal link icon

Work isn’t changing so fast or dramatically, and it’s humans who decide how technology is used. So, we’d better equip ourselves to make better decisions.
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Can universities bridge the graduate skills gap?external link icon

In trying to make graduates more job-ready, universities will have to guard against inadvertently compromising some of their offerings.
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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.