The provincial government has announced a new accelerated training program for personal support workers (PSWs) that will produce a huge increase in the PSW training at Ontario’s colleges.
A strong workforce is pivotal to the province's economic renewal. To ensure the workforce has the professional expertise to restore Ontario as an economic powerhouse, the government's 2021 budget should make targeted investments in applied research, college equipment and apprenticeship training.
The Ontario budget investment of $59.5 million to expand micro-credential retraining programs will help more people who are unemployed acquire the expertise to return to the workforce, Ontario’s colleges said today.
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“86% of college graduates employed within six months”
– 2019 KPI survey results
Getting frank with Franklin
When we first started working with the StrategyCorp Institute of Public Policy and Economy on a new white paper, “The Future of Ontario’s Workers,” we had some idea how the economy might transform over the next few years. Clearly, advancements like AI and robotics would have a profound effect on our future workforce.