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Innovation’s Impacts on Education and Canada’s Economy

“No employer can expect new graduates to be job-ready on Day 1 without providing meaningful internship and co-op opportunities — and having meaningful discussions with their university and college partners about how these programs can help them meet future needs.”

The Financial post reports that the innovative and ever-changing nature of today’s economy requires closer communication between educators and employers. The expectation for new grads to be job ready without experiential learning opportunities just isn’t realistic. We’ve been seeing these concerns from employers for years now, but it’s clear that collective effort will be required for our labour market to adapt. Full article here