Current Initiatives

Two years of Future Skills

In 2 short years, we’ve equipped thousands of Canadians with the skills to thrive in the workforce of today and tomorrow. Thank you to our partners for your continued support in an unprecedented time of change and disruption.

Community of Practice

Our Community of Practice is a virtual space that brings together practitioners in the skills-training ecosystem. Researchers, employment and training service providers and anyone interested in skills development are welcome to join!

News

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CLIMB: Continuous Learning for Individuals’ Mid-career and Beyond

Mid-career workers are most vulnerable to disruption of the labour market but there is little…
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Indigenous ICT Development Centre

Exploring approaches to build awareness and capacity in the information and communications technology sector for Indigenous youth and underemployed communities.

Innovation Projects

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Applied and Experiential Skills

In this multi-year project, our team of researchers will study and support ongoing work-integrated learning…

Indigenizing Corporate Canada

This research project will help inform the development of more appropriate career resources and supports to increase Indigenous representation in Canada’s finance and management professions.

Latest from the Future Skills Centre

Projects

CLIMB: Continuous Learning for Individuals’ Mid-career and Beyond

Mid-career workers are most vulnerable to disruption of the labour market but there is little…
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Transition to a New Tomorrow

Unique professional development program to support mid-career oil and gas workers
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Research
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Bridging the Digital Skills Gap: Alternative Pathways

Technology jobs are some of the hottest, in-demand jobs around the globe. Yet employers say…
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Skills Next Series — [COPY2]

Through Skills Next, the Public Policy Forum, the Diversity Institute, and the Future Skills Centre…
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Engagement

Youth Spotlight: Jordan Zenhenkoexternal link icon

Jordan Zenhenko, a 4th year mechanical engineering student at Ontario Tech University, is an InSTEM…
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The Future of Work in Canada – What we need to know about our ecosystem

Public, policymakers can now access the first set of Skills Next reports on key issues…
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Call for Proposals

Closed

The deadline to submit a Letter of Interest was
on September 16, 2019.

 

Innovation Projects

Support for Mid-Career Workers

We’re supporting workers in specific sectors — such as oil and gas workers, truck drivers, auto workers, cashiers, and meat processing workers — that are experiencing, or at risk of, displacement.

Consortium Partners