Connecting with Canadians
For a wide variety of well-documented reasons -often related to globalization, demographics and technological change - knowledge and skills necessary to work and keep a job in today's economy and labour market need to be updated and maintained throughout life. This is as much a challenge for individuals as it is for employers. Relevant research questions to explore include:
What do educational institutions and employers need to do to prepare for the learning challenges associated with changes in the labour market such as:
How well do our training programs serve the need for adult skill development, especially for those with lower levels of formal education?
Possible research in this area is currently under examination. Please watch our site for future postings.