Closing the Divide: Progress and Challenges in Adult Skills Development Among Indigenous Peoples
9 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2017
Date Written: September 6, 2017
Closing the skills gap between working-age Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians is essential for the economic success of Canada’s Indigenous peoples, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Closing the Divide: Progress and Challenges in Adult Skills Development among Indigenous Peoples,” authors Parisa Mahboubi and Colin Busby find both progress and challenges in the adult skills development attained by off-reserve Indigenous people, particularly among those without a high-school education, and recommend solutions.
Keywords: Education, Skills and Labour Market
JEL Classification: I2; J1; J2
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