The need to nurture a skills economy

We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education

The need to nurture a skills economy
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We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education

The job-market payoff of a hands-on bachelor’s degree

The graduate employment rate for bachelor’s degree holders from Polytechnics Canada members was 91 per cent in 2015-16

The job-market payoff of a hands-on bachelor’s degree
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The graduate employment rate for bachelor’s degree holders from Polytechnics Canada members was 91 per cent in 2015-16

Preparing for the coming workplace automation revolution

Manitoba’s Red River College’s Smart Factory offers a solution by bringing students and industry together

Preparing for the coming workplace automation revolution
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Manitoba’s Red River College’s Smart Factory offers a solution by bringing students and industry together

Opening the doors to innovative young Canadians

The federal $221-million investment in work‑integrated learning placements for post-secondary students and graduates must include colleges and polytechnics

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The federal $221-million investment in work‑integrated learning placements for post-secondary students and graduates must include colleges and polytechnics

We need to broaden our focus as we push for innovation

An inclusive talent strategy for innovation must include polytechnics and colleges – to produce skilled workers who can carry out, and scale up, concepts

We need to broaden our focus as we push for innovation
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An inclusive talent strategy for innovation must include polytechnics and colleges – to produce skilled workers who can carry out, and scale up, concepts

Building a clean, green and smart Canada

Canada’s polytechnic institutions are developing the talent to drive the nation's dramatic next-generation infrastructure expansion program

Building a clean, green and smart Canada
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Canada’s polytechnic institutions are developing the talent to drive the nation’s dramatic next-generation infrastructure expansion program

On the cutting edge of Canada’s economic future

Don’t leave the skilled trades out of Canada’s innovation conversation. High-tech isn't just about apps – it's also about developing apprentices

On the cutting edge of Canada’s economic future
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ROBINSON, WATTS-RYNARD: Don’t leave the skilled trades out of Canada’s innovation conversation. High-tech isn’t just about apps – it’s also about developing apprentices

Set aside the stereotypes and put young people to work

We need to tackle youth employment needs with more polytechnic education that uses work-integrated models of learning

Set aside the stereotypes and put young people to work
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ROBINSON: We need to tackle youth employment needs with more polytechnic education that uses work-integrated models of learning

A solution to the oil industry’s vacant jobs paradox

Alberta Distance Learning and Northern Lights School Division pilot a virtual training model to fill the gap

A solution to the oil industry’s vacant jobs paradox
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MCCALLUM: Alberta Distance Learning and Northern Lights School Division pilot a virtual training model to fill the gap

First sign of thaw in overcoming skills shortages

BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan's recent skills-training agreement must be emulated coast to coast

First sign of thaw in overcoming skills shortages
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BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan’s recent skills-training agreement must be emulated coast to coast.