Building a highly skilled and resilient Canadian workforce through the FutureSkills Lab


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Canada. Department of Finance. Advisory Council on Economic Growth


In this paper, the Advisory Council on Economic Growth proposes the formation of a national non-governmental organization to operate as a laboratory for skills development and measurement in Canada. Led by an executive team drawn from the private, non-profit, and education sectors, the FutureSkills Lab would invite all levels of government, private sector organizations, labour unions, not-for-profits, and other interested parties to partner on an opt-in basis. Through project partnerships and co-financing opportunities, new and innovative approaches to skills development and outcome...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Outcomes; Management; Governance; Employment

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; Future; Employability; Capacity building; Strategic planning; Planning of education and training; Agency role

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Government of Canada, 2017

Physical description: 19 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 128.210

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