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Call for Partners in Talent and Workforce Development

DEADLINE(S): April 27, 2022 (near-term opportunities) and May 18, 2022 (long-term opportunities)

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call for partners building workforce

Calling on partners to build the workforce of tomorrow.

The Digital Supercluster is excited to announce that we are ready to grow our portfolio of current and future skilling opportunities, with a particular emphasis on building Pathways to Digital Jobs. We are building rapid skilling systems that reduce the time and cost to get Canadians job ready and enable greater workforce productivity, mobility and inclusivity.

If you are an organization within or beyond the Digital Supercluster community that is focused on digital skilling, workforce development, and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, we invite you to express your interest in this Call for Partners. This includes skilling partners interested in assuming one of the following roles:

Lead

Lead

Organizations with the capacity and interest to deliver training program(s) that develop competencies for targeted learner communities.

Specialist

Specialist

Organizations that have unique expertise, tools, resources or curriculum to contribute to a learning project.

Industry

Industry

Private companies that are interested in solving micro-skilling and workforce challenges, either in their organization, their community, their sector, or beyond.

Submissions will be reviewed for strategic alignment and follow-up over the course of the next 30 to 60 days*.

Due date for opportunities in the first half of 2022: April 27, 2022

Due date for follow-on opportunities in second half of 2022: May 18, 2022

*We will reach out to each submission directly, regardless of the outcome.

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Canada Looking Forward

Creating fair opportunity for every Canadian.

The Digital Technology Supercluster’s Digital Learning Lab is driving innovation in talent development across the country. We are currently co-investing in a $40M+ portfolio of talent projects created to meet the talent needs of Canada’s fastest growing companies and offer accessible digital skilling and employment opportunities for more than 6500 Canadians. Our inclusive and equitable talent programs are active across the country from Halifax to Vancouver to the Northwest Territories, including collaboration with Indigenous communities.

Learn About Our Talent + Capacity Programs

Digital Learning Lab Areas of Focus:

Pathways to Digital Jobs

Pathways to Digital Jobs

Building accessible opportunities for workers to develop the digital skills they need to succeed, from foundational competencies to job-specific specializations to lifelong learning.

Leading Digital Change

Leading Digital Change

Developing people with leadership skills and mindsets to advance today’s organizations with creative, impactful digital innovation.

Growing Connected Communities

Growing Connected Communities

Investing in community-led projects that focus on capacity for infrastructure development, digital skilling and creative leadership and storytelling.

If you have the capacity, expertise and passion to help create a robust, adaptable, world-class skilling ecosystem, we need to connect.

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