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Two Years of Future Skills

For two years, we’ve been helping Canadians and Canadian industries to thrive in an ever-changing economy. Now more than ever, the impact of our mandate and our invaluable partnerships are being felt across the country. From our rapid response to COVID-19 to the seamless delivery of innovative new projects, we continue to work to unlock potential across Canada.

Impact to date

120

innovation projects spanning every province and territory

5,000+

partners

55+

Research reports published

Marginalized groups were hit extra hard by the shocks of 2020. With our partners, we were able to increase our focus and support on these populations.

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Digital Fluency Stackable Micro-credentials for the Workforce

Development and delivery of a series of three stackable micro-credentials for workers who are disadvantaged…
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Bridging the Gap: A Learning Platform and Marketplace for Job-seekers and Employers

A scalable system that assesses competencies (using AI based work-related tasks) and issues micro-credentials to…
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ArtWorksTO

ArtWorksTO will connect motivated, job-ready youth with clients in need of creative talent.

How can you engage with the Future Skills Centre?

Community of Practice

Join our Community of Practice, a digital space dedicated to the exchange of information and collaborative work around skills development.

Sounding Tour

Attend a Virtual Regional Sounding Tour event, to discuss the latest skills development needs and initiatives in your Province or Territory.

Connect with us

Connect with our research network of scholars and experts, to help Canadians better understand future skills priorities, knowledge gaps and best practices.

Latest News

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A Skills Agenda for the Future, Now

While yielding to this essential first wave, we at Future Skills Centre (FSC) have focused…
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Shock-proofing the future of work: Future Skills Centre investing $15 million in innovative projects to support workers in hard-hit sectors

Funding for innovation in skills development part of rapid response to aid those most affected…