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Monday, January 24 • 13:15 - 14:00
Career Guidance for Adults in Canada: An International Perspective

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COVID-19 and ongoing megatrends are having an impact on the Canadian labour market, highlighting the crucial need for effective career guidance for adults to support retraining and career transitions. This presentation will share insights from a forthcoming OECD report on career guidance for adults in Canada. The report analyzes new survey data of service users across countries, including Canada, covering aspects of quality, access, governance and provision. It suggests areas and concrete actions for future improvement based on international best practice.
 
Learning Outcomes:
  • An overview of the career development system in Canada, in international perspective
  • An assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the career development system in Canada
  • Recommendations to improve the system based on international best practice

Speakers
avatar for Katharine Mullock

Katharine Mullock

Labour Market Economist, OECD
Katharine Mullock is a labour market economist in the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Her work focuses on helping countries develop policies to adapt to changing skills needs. She has drafted... Read More →
avatar for Magdalena Burtscher

Magdalena Burtscher

Policy Analyst, OECD
Magdalena Burtscher is a Policy Analyst in the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). As part of the Skills Team, she helps countries develop policies to adapt to the changing skill needs arising... Read More →



Monday January 24, 2022 13:15 - 14:00 EST