The Future Skills Centre, an applied research centre that tests and evaluates innovative approaches to skills development, is investing $32 million in 64 projects to “shock-proof” the workplace of the future. The projects include a pilot program to provide free post-secondary education in Alberta, the first of its kind in Canada.
Topic: future skills
A disjunct exists between post-secondary institutions, industry, and government on the topic of skills. In this webinar discussion, three experts from Canada’s skills sector discuss the challenges and solutions.
The Future Skills Centre (FSC) is investing $37 million in 30 community-based projects to help Canadians acquire in-demand skills and transition to new jobs or industries.
A micro-certification initiative led by eCampusOntario could serve as a model for quickly educating and retraining Canadian workers.
Inequality has reinforced the uncertainty and precarity experienced by many Canadians, which in turn fosters fear and resistance to new technology.