Skills: where are we today?: the state of skills and PSE in Canada


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Author: Munro, Daniel; MacLaine, Cameron; Stuckey, James


Canada requires a high-performing post-secondary education (PSE) sector to produce people with the advanced skills and knowledge necessary to contribute to economic, social, political and individual well-being. Although Canada's PSE sector has performed relatively well to date on many measures, it can do much better. More attention needs to be focused on the quality of skills being produced to meet and address current and future economic and social opportunities and challenges. This report provides a systems perspective on the state of skills and higher education in Canada and identifies...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Higher education; Students; Providers of education and training; Apprenticeship; Vocational education and training; Adult and community education; Workforce development

Keywords: Postsecondary education; Graduates; University; College; Polytechnic; Adult education

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Conference Board of Canada, 2014

Physical description: ix, 153 p.

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Also called: Skills: where are we today?: the state of skills and post-secondary education in Canada

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 118.1668

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