All of our activities, projects, and research are made possible through partnerships. We are committed to working closely with our partners and widely sharing the results to further promote collaboration.

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Our engagement strategy is based on Stakeholder Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization. We are building a pan-Canadian network of partners and stakeholders to encourage collaboration, the exchange of ideas, and sharing of knowledge and best practices. We will also ensure that our work is accessible to all Canadians and that knowledge is available in the right form, at the right place, at the right time.

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Practitioner Data Initiative (PDI)

The Practitioner Data Initiative (PDI) is a pan-Canadian project of the Future Skills Centre (FSC)…
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Greater inclusion is a win-win strategy for the recoveryexternal link icon

June 10, 2021 — First Policy Response, written by Pedro Barata, Wendy Cukier, and Andrew Parkin
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Practitioner Data Initiative (PDI)

The Practitioner Data Initiative (PDI) is a pan-Canadian project of the Future Skills Centre (FSC) and Blueprint, focusing on helping community service organizations across Canada to better use their own data, in order to improve their decision making and enhance service delivery to their communities.

Bandwidth: The Future of Work with Pedro Barataexternal link icon

Takara Small interviews Pedro Barata on the Bandwidth podcast. They discuss how organizations are preparing to return to work and the pandemic’s impact on the […]

Greater inclusion is a win-win strategy for the recoveryexternal link icon

June 10, 2021 — First Policy Response, written by Pedro Barata, Wendy Cukier, and Andrew Parkin

Opinion: What if we keep working from home?external link icon

June 6, 2021 — The Globe and Mail, written by Pedro Barata, Wendy Cukier and Andrew Parkin

Helping Canadians navigate a changing job market with ‘OpportuNext’external link icon

April 8, 2021 — iPolitics, written by Susan Black and Pedro Barata

Focus on artificial intelligence and technological disruption

Global reliance on technology has increased as our daily activities moved online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Artificial intelligence (AI) is at the forefront of the technologies being adopted. As Canada now begins to move into an economic recovery, both the risks and opportunities that AI poses to the future of work deserve a closer look.
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