In her recent Financial Post article, Krista Jones, Lead Executive for the Work and Learning Cluster at MaRs offers valuable insights to emerging trends among millennials and their attitude towards work. Skills and training programs are deemed highly desirable when seeking employment. We face a potential skills and generation gap that can be filled through the use of tech and just in time training suggests Jones. Boomers in management positions need to be especially mindful of the the unique values and expectations that millennials share. How is your organization adapting to new millennial worker? The following is a link to the full story. Robert Martellacci, VP & Co-Founder, C21 Canada
The C21 Canada Secretariat is pleased to announce Denise Andre’s selection to the CEO Academy Board.
Denise Andre is the Director of Education and Secretary Treasurer of the Ottawa Catholic School Board. She has been with the Ottawa Catholic School Board for over 35 years serving as a teacher, department head, vice-principal, principal, superintendent, and deputy (associate) director.Denise holds a Masters of Education and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University. Denise spent her early days in Cornwall, and has been married for over 30 years.
Dr. Dennis Sumara is currently Professor and Dean of the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. Prior to this appointment he held administrative and academic appointments at University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, York University and Simon Fraser University.
Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.
Before joining the OECD, Mr. Schleicher was Director for Analysis at the International Association for Educational Ahievement (IEA).
He studied Physics in Germany and received a degree in Mathematics and Statistics in Australia. He is the recipient of numerous honours and awards, including the “Theodor Heuss” prize, awarded in the name of the first president of the Federal Republic of Germany for “exemplary democratic engagement”. He holds an honorary Professorship at the University of Heidelberg.