Workplace expectations are changing. Surveys show that employers are increasingly looking to hire graduates with critical thinking skills. How well prepared are today's students? HEQCO's Postsecondary and Workplace Skills project aims to analyze the relationship between critical thinking skills developed during the postsecondary years and labour market outcomes.
The project has two phases. The first, currently underway, will compare the critical thinking skills of first- and final-year college and university students. Students' skills will be assessed and the results will be linked to their institutional administrative data. Phase two of the project will assess students' labour market outcomes. Students' skills assessment scores and institutional administrative data will be linked to their income tax data. The results will shed light on the various factors that influence labour market outcomes.
The Postsecondary and Workplace Skills project is undertaken in partnership with Employment and Skills Development Canada and the Education Policy Research Initiative.
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