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Palm Beach County Establishes First-Ever Partnership Between Business and K-20 Educators

West Palm Beach, October 21 – In an unprecedented partnership between industry and education, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County created the Academic More...

The Higher ED Blog: How your local library can support economic development

At last month’s Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Conference, I had the pleasure of arranging and attending a field trip to the Toronto Public More...

The Higher ED Blog: Immigrant attraction to small and rural centres

Most people have heard by now that Canada will be receiving 25,000 Syrian refugees over the coming months. About half are privately sponsored and will More...

The Higher ED Blog: Building a framework for best practices in regional workforce development systems

Workforce development has arguably been an underutilized lens for regional economic development research and strategy. This persists despite the broad and obvious contribution workforce development More...

The WEF ranks countries on human capital development

The impact of workforce development is highlighted in a recent report released by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer.  The first-ever World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Human More...

If You Graduated After 1976, You Are Getting Screwed By The Economy

This article from Fast Company highlights that getting into the workforce and developing a career are significantly more difficult for those in their late 30s More...

Latest report from the Ontario Jobs & Prosperity Council

“The status quo is not an option”, declares the Ontario Jobs & Prosperity Council. In their latest report, found here, the council offers a vision More...