Each week, CERIC is on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are five reports that we found interesting this week:
The overarching goal of this project is to understand Northern Alberta’s information technology (IT)-related skills and training needs in light of recent rapid changes and advancements in the IT field, thereby strengthening the ability of northern post-secondary institutions to prepare for the future needs of their students, communities and industries.
This research finds that Indigenous students at the University of Winnipeg are facing significant racism and discrimination as they work to improve their lives and futures. Although the official multiculturalism narrative of the federal government suggests that Canadians are liberal, tolerant and accepting of diversity, the data collected here suggests that many still consider it acceptable to insult, discriminate against and/or marginalize Indigenous Peoples in a wide range of contexts.
Over the next decade in British Columbia, there will be over 860,000 job openings throughout the province. This report offers a guide to careers, training and education pathways in BC.
Results from the 2016 Census: Education and labour market integration of Black youth in Canada (Statistics Canada)
Young Black males were nearly twice as likely as other young males to be not in employment, education or training (NEET) in 2016. This gap decreased but remained significant after socioeconomic factors were taken into account.
This survey was undertaken in 20 countries across the globe, including Canada, in order to understand how youth perceive their education and how prepared and confident they feel in their future.
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