Education & Skills

The Conference Board of Canada helps inform and improve Canada’s education and skills sectors. Through independent and collaborative evidence-based research and analysis, we examine and address key issues in the country’s fast-changing learning ecosystems. Our work provides leaders with the actionable insights they need to build a stronger future.

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Recent Reports

Development for Social Sciences & Humanities Graduates

The increasingly in-demand SSH skills cannot be easily replicated by computers. SSH graduates require more support and training to help them...

Report— 102 pages

Employability Skills

Learn the skills, attitudes, and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace.

Webinar—1h 01m

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Building skills connections series: Skills for a prosperous Alberta

Commissioned by the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Advanced Education, in partnership with NorQuest College, The Conference Board of Canada’s Building Skills Connections Series examines the post-secondary skills needed to ensure Alberta’s current and future prosperity.


Helping Students With Disabilities Succeed

How can educators accommodate the varied learning needs of students in their classrooms?

Webinar—58m 59s

Featured Researcher

Matthew McKean

Director, Future Skills

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Executive Councils & Research Centres

Members gain fresh insights, identify new strategies, and face challenges unique to universities.


Custom Research

Contact us to discuss new projects examining skills and education challenges facing Canada today.