Utilizing the COVID-19 pandemic as a catalyst to develop policies that create a productive, resilient, and fair economy and society
The Future of Work continues to be a major area of focus for the Public Policy Forum, and as we all know, the advent of COVID-19 has steepened trajectories and intensified shifts. Future speculation is now present practice, and there is an urgent societal response required to chart a path forward as the pandemic continues to unfold. This project will tackle key questions facing policy makers, employers, training providers and workers as we collectively turn to face the post-pandemic future of skills, training, and retraining.
With this project, we face these rapid societal shifts head-on, focusing on preparing and supporting the workforce for new realities through a robust policy ecosystem that supports the reskilling, retraining, upskilling, and mobility workers and employers will need to navigate. Society will slowly reopen, and business will resume, but there has been and will continue to be fundamental changes where the many players in the labour market must rise to meet these new conditions.
Skills for the Post-Pandemic World will proceed in three phases:
Stay tuned for more information on upcoming convening and consultation events, as well as forthcoming reports.
For more information, please contact Policy Lead Andrée Loucks at firstname.lastname@example.org