Employee training: Is this as good as it gets?

A recent Conference Board of Canada release, Learning and Development Outlook, indicates that Canadian organizations have increased their spending on employee training by $17 per employee, modestly reversing a downward trend of the

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Marylka Empey

Seneca ramps up efforts to interest youth in IT

Natalie's eyebrows knitted in concentration as she and her friend intently watch the terminal while typing a piece of computer code. Moments later the teens' faces beamed with pride as the screen shows

Published on: November 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Tech jobs that cloud computing will create

by Bernard Golden I was interested in this week's ZDNet piece, Cloud computing's real creative destruction may be the IT workforce. The piece discusses a presentation at last week's Gartner Symposium that posited

Published on: October 27th, 2011 IDG News Service

P21 Canada: Partnership for 21st Century learning and innovation

Companies and education organizations attending a meeting in Toronto on May 11th agreed to take the next step in the establishment of P21 Canada. P21 Canada: Partnership for 21st Century Learning and Innovation

Published on: June 7th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

ICT central to three new 21st century agreements in New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s journey toward creating a 21st Century model of public education took three significant steps forward recently, with ICT being a central element in all three instances.  On June 3rd the New

Published on: August 24th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

ICTC calls for creation of national internship and mentorship programs

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is calling for the creation of a national internship program and a national mentorship program with small businesses playing an integral part of boosting Canada's digital

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Three questions for learders seeking 21st century public education

Transition expert William Bridges (Managing Transitions: Making The Most of Change, 2009) cites three questions he poses to leaders when they seek help with change. He asks these questions so leaders anticipate what

Published on: May 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

New and exciting models of learning in New Brunswick

To date we have advised readers of New Brunswick’s efforts to shift our public education system to a 21st Century learning model. We have explored the nature of 21st Century competencies and how

Published on: March 24th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

One laptop per student : A pre-requisite to a 21st Century public education

In earlier articles we noted that ICT would “enable” New Brunswick’s NB3-21C public education agenda. A key reason we are well positioned to implement a 21st Century learning model is our 1:1 Dedicated

Published on: February 1st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Why Google internships attract the best IT talent

Having an innovative Web site and smooth-running IT operations require up-to-date skills from technology workers. To ensure that they always have a talented and well-stocked pool of future workers from which to choose,

Published on: April 14th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

Finding skilled IT workers – a CIO priority

What's on the minds of Australia's banking and finance CIOs as 2008 approaches? Finding skilled and talented people to work for them, effective communication with the other business leaders, and, of course, going

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Rodney Gedda

Teen tech camp targets future IT workers

Faced with dwindling enrollments in university computer science and IT programs, the Society for Information Management has taken a novel approach toward engaging America's youth in potential IT careers: They're partnering with public

Published on: October 11th, 2007 Thomas Hoffman

Ontario invests in IT training for women

The Ontario government has announced $2.7 million in funding to train low-income women who are looking to pursue careers in the information and communications technology sector.Minister Responsible for Women's Issues Sandra Pupatello made

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki