The Future Skills Centre is dedicated to helping Canadians gain the skills they need to thrive in a changing labour market.

Digital skills are essential skills

Post-pandemic, digital skills will be more critical than ever before. Finding alternative pathways for students and graduates not in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), as well as ways to up-skill and re-skill existing employees, are among the greatest challenges facing Canada’s workforce.

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Despite the significant attention paid to Canada’s loss of manufacturing jobs at a broader level,…
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Learning insights that gather research and early findings from our innovation projects to help navigate…
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Lessons learned: The pandemic and learning from home in Canada

The Survey on Employment and Skills, conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research in…
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Practitioner Data Initiative (PDI)

The Practitioner Data Initiative (PDI) is a pan-Canadian project of the Future Skills Centre (FSC)…
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Bandwidth: The Future of Work with Pedro Barataexternal link icon

Takara Small interviews Pedro Barata on the Bandwidth podcast. They discuss how organizations are preparing…

Focus on artificial intelligence and technological disruption

Global reliance on technology has increased as our daily activities moved online during the COVID-19…
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Marketing News Canada: Interview with Pedro Barataexternal link icon

On this episode of Marketing News Canada, Darian Kovacs interviews Pedro Barata, the Executive Director…

How has the pandemic affected Indigenous workers?external link icon

FSC Advisory Board member Kory Wilson discusses the impact of the pandemic on the Indigenous…
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