Are college, universities and employers doing enough to educate work-ready graduates?

This grant supported an applied research project to advance policy and practice on improving transitions to employment for youth and young adults. The report discusses current policies that encourage work-integrated learning in relation to the observed …

Real Jobs for Real People

This research and communication project will explore policy responses to the labour market disruption brought by technological changes such as automation and artificial intelligence. Particular attention will be paid to whether our education systems ar …

Internship: Performance Evaluation and Accountability Standards for University Instructors

The purpose of this project was to produce a comprehensive, comparative literature review of Canadian and international research and policy regarding performance evaluation and accountability of professional academics within universities. The study emp …

University Teaching: Meeting Challenges and Demands

The goal of this project was to enhance the quality of teaching in Canadian universities. The project set out to develop the pedagogical competency of new faculty, to determine the effectiveness of pedagogical programs, to develop resources and policie …

The Outcomes of Community Service Learning

UBC’s Learning Exchange allows individual students to do community learning placements either over the span of a semester or in short-duration projects in various community settings. This service learning provides a volunteer force to contribute to the …

Developing a National Strategy for Skills and Post-Secondary Education

The Conference Board of Canada created the Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education (SPSE) to increase Canada’s capacity to produce and maintain a skilled and knowledgeable workforce. This project is designed to respond to two major challenges fa …

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