Skills Ontario addresses skills gap with programs promoting diversity in trades sector
Skills Ontario is hosting a series of online virtual…
For girls, by girls: Skills Ontario celebrated International Day of the Girl through virtual event
Skills Ontario hosted a series of free online events…
Ontario providing investment into Skills Development Fund
The Ontario government is providing an additional $83 million…
Skill acquisition and definition – The Dreyfus Model
In 1980, a couple of brothers with the last name Dreyfus proposed a model of skill acquisition that has gone on to have a fair bit of influence on discussions about learning, process, and practice. Later, they would go on to publish a book based on this paper and, in that book, they would refine the model a bit to its current form.
Ontario supporting laid-off auto workers in Windsor
Action centre provides employment services and training to those who lost their jobs
Eight in 10 Canadian manufacturers face skills shortage: CME
Pandemic, COVID-19 government relief, health concerns, family responsibilities add to the problem.
Industry 4.0: Technology and the human side of change
Work with existing employees to implement new technologies in a way that is still beneficial to all.
Skills Ontario announces second challenge in #SkillsAtHome series
Applicants are to decorate a cookie with a skilled trade and technology theme with a safety component.
Wanted: skilled workers, shortage hampers business competitiveness
CME survey shows 85% of companies are having trouble filling job vacancies.
Countdown is on for the 2020 Skills Ontario Competition
Young people put to the test in more than 70 contests, including robotics, mechatronics, coding and welding.
We need more women in skilled trades
Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians
Better access to immigration needed to address worker shortages: CFIB
Study shows more than 75% of SMEs have had difficulty hiring workers over the past five years due to skills and labour needs.
Skills Ontario debunks five myths about skilled trades
To address skills and labour shortage, young people should be encouraged to seek careers in trades, technology.
Canada can do better retraining workers displaced by disruptive tech
High-quality evaluations of employment training programs will help policy-makers identify the best models to prepare workers for the future.
Manufacturing jobs and the future
They have grown more rapidly in Canada and the US than the workforce as a whole.
Skills Ontario launches #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign
Initiative is looking for support from 240 donors for programs that will encourage youth to engage in skilled trades.
Skills for the future: Digital competence will be essential
Canada continues to lag in development efforts.
Skills shortage hampers manufacturers’ competitiveness: CME
Survey shows 85% of companies from across Canada are having trouble filling job vacancies.
New approaches needed for workforce development
The use of new digital technlogies is reshaping the way education and training is being delivered.
Quebec accepted 40% fewer skilled workers in first half of 2019
Province suffers from labour shortages in all regions, business groups wants 60,000 immigrants a year.
Future Skills Centre invests $7.65M to transition displaced workers
Innovation projects will test and evaluate approaches to support thousands of workers facing career transitions.
LNG Canada, JGC Fluor to attract more women to skilled trades
Four-week workforce development program aims to recruit, train, support and employ them in construction trades.
Smart recruiting for the future
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Connecting with young workers
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Durham College, OPG, IBB collaborate on boilermaker program
Students will experience three weeks of essential industry training and paid work placements.
Keeping Canada’s power on will require 20,000 new workers by 2022
Demand for new workers is complicated by the fact many of the jobs require substantial training.
Canada’s employers boost salaries to attract new talent
But the Hays annual salary survey shows pay for existing staff lags.
Filling the skills gap: Innovative Automation Invests in its employees
Want to find and keep skilled workers? Here’s a thought: develop them.
Government needs to do more to resolve skills shortage: cybersecurity experts
Opportunity for Canada to export expertise and technology, but there’s also a danger of the country losing its talented people.
The need to nurture a skills economy
We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education.
Wohlers and CRIQ partner on additive manufacturing skills training
Aimed at designers, engineers, and managers wanting to learn how to design parts.
Human skills best way for workers to adjust to rise of the machines: study
Seeks national review of post-secondary programs to ensure more focus on foundational skills.