Nova Scotia Works Diversity and Inclusion Program

“This initiative works with African Nova Scotians and persons of African descent to open doors and create meaningful employment opportunities.” – Angela Bear, Centre for Employment Innovation

Youth Engagement Framework

The Centre for Employment Innovation (CEI) is developing a provincial Youth Engagement Framework to help employers, organizations, and service providers better support and serve the interests of Nova Scotians aged 18-34.

CEI Student Research Symposium

A digital event which featured research presentations by students who are connected to the Centre for Employment Innovation or Coady International Institute.

Innovation Video Series

A province-wide video project documenting innovations and unique employment narratives found within the Nova Scotia Works employment services system.

WHO WE ARE

The Centre for Employment Innovation (CEI) at St. Francis Xavier (StFX) University works alongside communities to strengthen the development and delivery of employment services in Nova Scotia through various activities, partnerships, projects and research.

The CEI works diligently with its partners to:

  • enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion within workplaces;
  • foster exemplary career development practices;
  • conduct applied and practitioner-based research;
  • provide distributed systems leadership;
  • foster a more skilled, resilient, and productive workforce;
  • encourage collaboration for a greater collective impact for all Nova Scotians.

As part of a systems-focused approach to employment services excellence, the CEI conducts many of its activities in collaboration with Nova Scotia Works and other provincial employment services providers, the Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA), and the Government of Nova Scotia’s Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration.

NEWS & UPDATES

Inaugural CEI Student Research Symposium takes place Aug. 16-20

Inaugural CEI Student Research Symposium takes place Aug. 16-20

Rigorous, robust, important, and interesting student research will be front and centre when the inaugural CEI Student Research Symposium, a five-day digital event featuring research presentations by student interns connected to the Centre for Employment Innovation (CEI) and Coady Institute, takes place online Aug. 16-20.

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