Preparing Canadians for jobs of the future
Technological progress, new business models, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic are changing every aspect of Canadians’ lives, including workplaces and expectations at work. These changes impact the skills Canadians need for jobs and the way they develop these skills.
Future Skills helps Canadians to take advantage of new opportunities, better prepare for jobs of the future and supports employers to have access to a skilled workforce needed to grow. It focuses on the inclusion of underrepresented and disadvantaged groups so everyone has a chance to succeed.
Future Skills encourages collaboration, innovation and transformation
Work together across sectors to identify and take action on common priorities.
Prototype, test and evaluate innovative approaches to skills assessment and development.
Ensure policies and programs meet jobseekers, workers and employers evolving needs.
What is Future Skills
Future Skills Council and Centre support innovation in skills development
Future Skills Council
A ministerial advisory group that brings together leaders from across sectors to identify priorities and encourage action.
Future Skills Centre
An independent innovation and applied research centre that tests and evaluates innovative approaches to skills assessment and development.
Future Skills Council report
This report sets an ambitious vision for a thriving and dynamic workforce to support business growth where everyone has a chance to succeed.
Let’s Talk Future Skills podcast series
Future Skills Council members share ways to help Canadians get training and develop skills they need to succeed at work now and in the future.
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