CICan launches Skills Compass initiative to help NEET youth

July 16, 2021
Colleges and Institutes Canada has launched a new program under The Skills Compass initiative to help Indigenous and newcomer youth who are “Not in Employment, Education, or Training” (NEET). CICan will be supporting the co-design, implementation, and delivery of the program in collaboration with Douglas College, Bow Valley College, College of the North Atlantic, Red River College, and Collège d’Alma. Up to 150 NEET youth will be able to participate in the program “[O]ur Skills Compass program will leverage the strength and full potential of our member colleges and institutes to help Indigenous and Newcomer youth gain the necessary skills and experience to succeed in the labor market,” said CICan President Denise Amyot. CICan (National)