CEO council focused on workplace learning and development

April 17, 2015

Canadian employers must do more to prioritize employee training and education. That’s the message of a recent Ottawa conference of business leaders sponsored by the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE). “Canadian employers as a group can and should do more to ensure that Canadians have the education and skills needed to find and keep good jobs now and in the future,” said Elyse Allan, President and CEO of GE Canada. A recent report sponsored by the CCCE recommending that university enrolment be cut by 30% in favour of colleges and polytechnics has been questioned by Andrew Parkin at Academica’s Rethinking Higher Ed Forum. CCCE News Release