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.
We need more women in skilled trades
Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians
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.
Leading young people into skilled trades is paying off
…but more work is needed to curb shortage.
Teaching skills: how to improve your success rate
Seven critical elements that will make a difference.
Magna invests $125,000 for Skills Ontario initiatives
Auto parts maker will also offer jobs to medalists in the industrial contests.
Multiskilling: A tool for acquiring missing trade skills
Maintenance pros learn best with real-world, hands on activities that demonstrate applications.
Ontario needs innovative skills and apprenticeship training: study
Recommends that more emphasis be placed on creative online learning.
Michigan prison’s ‘vocational village’ provides inmate job training
Research finds that prisoners receiving educational training were 43% less likely to re-offend than those who did not.
WorldSkills Team Canada scores 5 medals in Brazil
Canadians also brought home 10 medallions of excellence.
Foreign credential requirements eased for 10 occupations
Agreement with provinces will help lessen the need for temporary foreign workers.
Progress made with provinces on apprenticeships: Kenney
Provinces will report in the fall on the harmonization of 10 key trades over the next 18 months.