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Essential Skills Ontario works to find the most innovative, efficient and effective training solutions to provide low-skilled adults with the skills they need to thrive in a rapidly-changing world. By conducting focused research and demonstration projects to inform policy and programming, Essential Skills Ontario delivers meaningful results to those who need it most.
Every year, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce hosts the Ontario Business Achievement Awards, recognizing business for their achievements in areas including innovation, market expansion, exports and corporate citizenship. This year, Essential Skills Ontario is partnering with the OCC to present the Skills and Training Award - presented to the business whose skills and training initiatives best harness the talent of its people, embraces diversity and supports employee success.
Essential Skills Ontario has released a new brief - Career Ladders: Providing Opportunities for Ontario’s Working Adults - is an effort to enable vulnerable workers to enter and ascend up a career pathway in any given industry occupation on their own time.
Essential Skills Ontario, in cooperation with the Food Processing Human Resources Council (FPHRC), is pleased to announce Elevate Canada: Raising the Grade for Food Processing, a new workforce development demonstration initiative that will test whether involving employers directly in the design and delivery of workforce training for low-skilled adults on income support can lead to more positive results than more traditional interventions.