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 ensures Canadians take advantage of new opportunities to better prepare for jobs of the future. It focuses on the inclusion of underrepresented and disadvantaged groups so all Canadians can benefit from new opportunities.
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 for skills development
A ministerial advisory group that brings together leaders from across sectors to identify priorities and encourage action.
An independent innovation and applied research centre that tests and evaluates innovative approaches to skills assessment and development.
This report sets an ambitious vision for a thriving and dynamic workforce where everyone has a chance to succeed.
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