CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are four reports that we found interesting this week.
The Impact of School Closures and Emergency Remote Learning on Grade 12 Students in Spring 2020: Preliminary Findings from Toronto (HEQCO)
Despite concerns about the shift to remote learning, a new report from the HEQCO finds that more students in Toronto were positioned to achieve the number of credits they need to graduate after initial school closures in spring 2020 compared with previous years. Additionally, overall course grades increased and dropouts decreased.
The Career Guidance Imperative: Maximizing investments in work transition support (LHH)
Work transitions occur today more frequently than ever before. Economies have been evolving rapidly, and the emerging gap between the existing and required skills in the job market leads many individuals to (have to) change jobs or significantly upskill to remain relevant. Download this white paper for more details.
Parents’ use of child care services and differences in use by mothers’ employment status (Statistics Canada)
This study examines child-care use by Canadian parents, types of child-care arrangements and cost, along with the connection between mothers’ employment characteristics and the use of child care. Besides the age of the child, results indicated that the type of employment played an important role in whether a mother used child-care services.
Investing in career guidance (Cedefop, European Commission, ETF, ILO, OECD, UNESCO)
Effective career guidance helps individuals to reach their potential, economies to become more efficient and societies to become fairer. In this paper, updated in 2021, six international organizations share their vision of the strategic role of career guidance in our changing world.