Current Projects

Bridging the Divide

Connecting and preparing refugees for work in the province’s agriculture Industry. [learn more…]

 

Tourism Reskilling

Reskilling workers in the non-tourism industries to enter the tourism labour force, the aim is to reduce unemployment and increase tourism activities. [learn more…]

 

Evidence for Community Employment Services

Exploring how to improve data management systems to capture client progress toward employment/training, uncover trends in client needs, highlight those interventions linked to the most positive outcomes and help create evidence-based refinements to the areas of service that are not resulting in desired outcomes. [learn more…]

 

Entry and Retention in the Aquaculture Sector

Developing and pilot testing of an innovative demand-led training model to support entry and retention in the aquaculture sector. [learn more…]

 

Expanding Entrepreneurship

Exploring ways to foster innovation in technology entrepreneurship through increased female participation and immigration initiatives. [learn more…]

 

Pathways to Work

Co-designing improved employment pathways for Inuit youth in Nunatsiavut, Labrador. [learn more…]

 

Assessing Alternative Academic Readiness Programs

Researching academic readiness assessment processes, pathways and tools for indigenous students that are reliable, valid, culturally sensitive and appropriate. [learn more…]

 

Evaluating Employment Assistance Services and Career Development Programming

“Women in Research and Development Corporation” will conduct an assessment on their short and long term employment outcomes, which will reveal the overall impact of their employment assistant services on employability. [learn more…]

 

Employer Perceptions to Hiring Newcomers & International Students in NL

Canada’s immigration system is highly labour-market focused. Premised on the human capital theory, immigrants are awarded points based upon their age, education work experience, and official language proficiency, with the expectation that this will lead to better labour market outcomes. [learn more…]

 

Forest-Based Bio Economy In Newfoundland

As a new and innovative paradigm in the forest sector, bioeconomy development offers an opportunity to attract, and therefore increase, the participation of underrepresented groups in the forest sector. [learn more…]

 

Going The Distance: Equipping Rural Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with the Abilities & Skills to Succeed in Online Learning.

Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest number of working aged people without a high school diploma at 15.7% compared to the national average of 11.5% (Literacy and Institutional Services Division, Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, 2018). [learn more…]

 

Exploring the Use & Impact of Mobile Technology in a Work-Based Employment Program for Adults Who Face Barriers to Employment

Employment is a key factor in helping people recover and improve their lives. In addition to earning money, employment helps reduce incidences of hospitalization and incarceration, which has significant financial implications for governments. [learn more…]

 

Improving Psychological Health & Safety in Health Care Workers Through Technology Based Support: Project Plan

Eastern Health is engaging in an exciting research project to determine if technology based support increases employee knowledge and uptake of psychological support services, in turn improving employee wellness factors and organizational healthy workplace indicators. [learn more…]

 

Enhancing the Women in SETT Leadership Program in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT Centre) is an action-oriented organization that aspires to recruit, retain and advance women in SETT fields. [learn more…]