Community of Practice

An integrated, pan-Canadian community of diverse partners and stakeholders across the skills development and training ecosystem.

There are growing challenges in the journey to employment, including fragmentation, lack of
information, and difficulty navigating complex pathways to support.

Part of our mandate is to share and encourage the adoption of effective practices across the
skills development and training sector. With the help of Magnet, Canada’s only Digital
Community Workforce System, we move closer to achieving these goals through the FSC
Community of Practice.

With an active and growing network of 1,400+ people, we bring together practitioners,
researchers, community organizers, and policymakers in the skills training ecosystem – anyone
interested in skills training, labour market research, and the future of work is welcome to join!

The CoP – An opportunity to connect, share, and learn

Our collaborative network, powered by Magnet, offers opportunities to:

● Access online training, news, and resources related to skills development to
advance your own learning
● Engage with others in the industry from around the country on current future of
work trends
● Develop new relationships for possible future collaborations
● Explore a database of researchers and opportunities to share resources and events
● Join workshops and events facilitated by experts in the field


As part of the Community of Practice, Research Impact Canada is collaborating on offerings in
the following areas:


Connecting people to people

→ Meet people across the country who are preparing Canadians for the future of work, and
participate in peer learning and exchange.


Connecting people to knowledge

→ Access curated products, case studies, and tools with actionable insights and innovative


Connecting people to learning

→ Learn from experts, access learning supports, and participate in professional development
opportunities on relevant and timely topics

Want to learn more about any of these initiatives?

Bissy Waariyo, Director of Operations (Acting),
at Research Impact Canada.

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