Each week, CERIC is on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are five that we found interesting this week:
Turn and Face the Strange: Changes impacting the future of employment in Canada (Brookfield Institute)
This report sets out to illuminate the diverse and intersecting trends driving change in Canada’s labour market. These trends have the potential to influence future skills demand in either positive or negative ways – and sometimes both.
This survey indicates that having difficulties finding child care can result in one or more negative consequences for the parent, including having an impact on their ability to work. In fact, almost 1 in 10 parents of children aged 0 to 5 years (9%) changed their work schedule because they had difficulty finding child care, 7% worked fewer hours and 6% postponed their return to work.
This white paper grew out of the National Career Development Summit held in Washington last September. The paper calls for making career readiness/career development a central priority in American education, and presents a blueprint for transforming education to achieve this goal.
This research report was published by Great Place to Work in association with We Empower program of the UN Women, the European Union and the International Labour Organization with support from SAS Software Canada. Based on a survey of employees from 300 organizations in Canada, the report shows an empirical link between empowerment of women and business performance.
This report, based on the results from People for Education’s Annual Ontario School Survey, looks at the use of technology in today’s schools, including BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies, e-learning, access to technology, and the role of school libraries.
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