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.
Associate Director, Education & Skills
Heather McIntosh oversees all the education and skills team’s Future Skills Centre research. She brings expertise in Canada’s education and training landscape to develop and propel this Knowledge Areas’ long-term research agenda with a view to tackling the emerging issues, trends, and best practices.
Building a Digitally Skilled Workforce
March 7, 2023
When it comes to digital skills, Canada is falling behind. How can we ensure that Canadian employers have the skills they need to adapt, innovate, and grow in an increasingly digital future?
Impact paper • 15-min read
Partner: Future Skills Centre
Education & Skills Publications
This impact paper examines the feasibility of transitioning workers from occupations susceptible to automation to…
Ce document d’analyse examine la faisabilité, pour les travailleurs des professions à risque d’automatisation, d’effectuer…
This summary for executives provides recommendations for how employers can build a more neuroinclusive work…
Ce résumé à l’intention des décideurs fournit des recommandations sur la manière dont les employeurs…
This impact paper explores best practices for building and supporting a neurodiverse workforce and allows…
Ce document d’analyse explore les pratiques exemplaires visant à créer et soutenir un effectif diversifié…
Knowledge Area Highlight
Custom Education & Skills Research
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Members gain fresh insights, identify new strategies, and face challenges unique to universities and colleges.
Council of Canadian College Executives
Engage with college leaders from across Canada by attending in-person and virtual opportunities to convene, build relationships, and discuss key issues in post-secondary education.
Council of University Executives
This council offers university executives from across the country both virtual and in-person opportunities to convene, build relationships, and discuss and debate key issues and topics in Canadian higher education.