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Learning through experience

Posted by: Industry-Education Council Hamilton

John Malloy and Patricia Amos, directors of education for the school systems, told the Industry Education Council’s annual employer appreciation breakfast Wednesday morning that programs that give students a chance to get some real world work experience are making a real difference for students and employers. Read More.

Mentoring the future workforce in Horticulture

Landscape Ontario projects that the Landscape Horticulture Industry is expected to double in size by 2021 and that 50% of the workforce is expected to retire in the next 5-10 years, leaving a big gap in skilled workers. As a result, promoting careers in the industry and attracting young people is a huge task facing businesses and agencies in the sector. Read More