Securing prosperity through Canada's human infrastructure: the state of adult learning and workplace training in Canada


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Canadian Council on Learning (CCL)


Uncertain economic times can profoundly affect the financial and social well-being of families and communities. To decrease our vulnerability, Canada needs a skilled and flexible workforce, capable of adapting to continuous economic change. The key is continuous, lifelong adult learning and workplace training. Canada's formal education sector is of a high standard - however, it alone cannot provide Canadians with the range of learning opportunities necessary for economic well-being and greater social equity (particularly during difficult economic times). Adult learning - all forms of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Workforce development; Lifelong learning; Employment; Economics; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Adult learning; Workplace education and training; Employability; Economic conditions; Human capital

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Council on Learning, 2009

Physical description: 107 p.

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ISBN: 9781926612263

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 106.282

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