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.
Education & Skills Publications
This research examines how the switch to virtual learning during the pandemic affected outcomes for…
Cette recherche examine les répercussions du passage à l’apprentissage en ligne pendant la pandémie sur…
This online experience examines enrolment trends in higher education in Canada. Our findings indicate that…
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is here to stay, and Canadian post-secondary institutions need to be…
L’intelligence artificielle générative (IA) est solidement implantée, et les établissements d’enseignement postsecondaire canadiens doivent être…
Members gain fresh insights, identify new strategies, and face challenges unique to universities and colleges.
Canadian Council of College Futures
The Canadian Council for College Futures (CCCF) provides a forum for college and polytechnic leaders to hear from key thought leaders in Canada while sharing challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned within a vibrant community of practice. The CCCF helps college and polytechnic leaders develop strategies in response to an evolving sector by bringing together industry, academia, and applied research to solve pressing educational issues.