Preparing Canadians for jobs of the future
New technologies, climate change, and demographic shifts are changing the Canadian labour market. This means workers have to adapt and learn new skills.
Future Skills helps Canadians make informed choices about the skills they will need in the future. It aims to increase access to training that meets evolving needs. To help all, Future Skills includes a focus on underrepresented groups.
Services and information
The Future Skills Centre is an independent innovation and applied research centre. It identifies skills trends and tests new approaches to skills assessment and development. The Future Skills Centre aims to help Canadians gain the skills they need to adapt to the changing workplace.
The Future Skills Council advised on new skills and workforce trends. It identified areas for action to help Canadians have the skills they need to shape the future.
Get the latest updates on the future of work and skills requirements in Canada.
Future Skills Centre news page.
Listen in as guests discuss emerging future of work challenges for Canadians and solutions to help workers succeed.
The Future Skills Council published the report, Canada - A Learning Nation, in November 2020. It outlines five priorities for building a learning nation and areas for action.
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