TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's annual Education and Skills Symposium will bring together experts from across Canada to explore the policies, practices, and programs needed to build accessible education and skills in Canada.
The symposium will focus on two major challenges facing Canada's education and skills development systems:
- Ensuring Canada's education systems are universally accessible, equitable, and representative of the country's diversity.
- Promoting successful transitions from K-12 to post-secondary education and from school to work.
When: November 28-29, 2018
Where: Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St, Toronto, Ontario
Who: Speakers include:
- Gail Bowkett, Director, Innovation Policy, Mitacs
- Ron Deganadus McLester, Executive Director, Truth Reconciliation and Indigenization, Algonquin College
- Susanne Gillespie, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pathways to Education Canada
- Bonnie Kennedy, Executive Director, Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment
- Matthew McKean, Associate Director, Education, The Conference Board of Canada
- Shamira Madhany, Managing Director, Canada and Deputy Executive Director, World Education Services
- Matthew Stewart, Director, National Forecast, Forecasting and Analysis, The Conference Board of Canada
- Steven Tobin, Executive Director, Labour Market Information Council
For the full schedule and times visit: https://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/education/agenda.aspx
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Media accreditation is required.
This conference is sponsored by the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation and RBC Future Launch.
SOURCE Conference Board of Canada
For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media Relations, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 221, E-mail: [email protected]; Juline Ranger, Director of Communications, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 431, E-mail: [email protected]