This website offers content around youth-centered issues such as access to education and safe spaces for youth.
The Skills You Need to Enter, Stay in, and Progress in the World of Work – Whether you work on your own or part of a team
This page, produced by the Conference Board of Canada, outlines the fundamental skills, personal management skills, and teamwork skills necessary for an individual to access and maintain employment. It offers a rationale for each skill, as well as provides some examples of what that skill looks like in practice.
This website offers an explanation of what a model is and how one can use the language of models to clarify processes.
This website provides a definition for “youth” as a solid grounding point for conversation around youth-related issues. It is the definition of youth for the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
This website offers the latest information on labour market attachment for Nova Scotians. It outlines employment rates, full-time employment rates, part-time employment, unemployment, as well as provides a link to the Annual Update of the labour market information available in Nova Scotia.
This document provides census information on the Immigrant population of Nova Scotia.
This website summarizes some key information on First Nations groups in Nova Scotia, including statistics on education, youth, employment, and more.
This website offers some interesting suggestions for recent graduates in deciding what they would like to do post-graduation. It is suggested that, while students should move through education thinking toward a career path, the pressure to advance to a career path may be felt more distinctly during a student’s final year of schooling. The article then walks through some exercises which may help individuals to decide what their path looks like post-graduation.
This website describes the Canada-Nova Scotia Job Fund Agreement between the province of Nova Scotia and the Canadian government. The agreement outlines the kind of investments both parties will make into the labour force of Nova Scotia, with the aim to grow the economy. The funding is to be used to increase resiliency, adaptability, and employability with the workforce, and increase the participation in the labour force. It provides funding to assist individuals to develop the necessary skills to find and maintain long-term employment. There is particular attention paid to individuals on Employment Insurance, as well as low-skilled workers and those from under-represented groups in the labour force.
This website offers information about University of Waterloo graduates, and the rate at which they are employed post-graduation. It was required by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. The website offers information by degree program, and at various intervals (six months and two years post-graduation). It also offers information on degree completion rates, as well as default rates for provincial student loans.