What students want from employers to create safe, inclusive workplaces

Dalhousie University interviewed students and graduates belonging to equity-deserving groups to better understand their experiences in the labour market Vicki Mackintosh and Michelle Patrick Equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility (EDIA) have been major buzzwords in the labour market in the past 18 months. But it goes beyond language. The onset of a global pandemic has…

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Applying universal design as a pathway to inclusive career education

New Brunswick’s Future Ready Learning K-12 strategy aims to meet needs of all learners  Tricia Berry   There is a sense of urgency as we face the educational, societal and financial uncertainty resulting from a global pandemic. Additionally, a focus on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion have ignited important conversations. As a Learning Specialist for Universal…

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Developing trans-inclusive career resources for students

Recognizing the systemic barriers faced by transgender and nonbinary students, University of Toronto creates career guide in consultation with community Allison Burgess and Sania Hameed Illustrations by Beena Mistry Equity, diversity and inclusion are high-priority values across the post-secondary sector, with institutions aspiring toward social justice principles in all areas of their mission and operations.…
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Increasing inclusion and engagement in virtual career workshops

Universal Design for Learning and Liberating Structures can support equity initiatives in career education Gena Hamilton For many career development practitioners (CDPs), the pandemic changed how we connect with clients and deliver career education. These changes raised questions on best practices for design in career education in my role as a career education co-ordinator. How…

Global Perspectives in Career Development: Empowering Your Inclusive Practice through Indigenous Knowledge and Worldviews

PAST FREE WEBINAR SERIES    Presenters Victoria Grant, President and owner of Moving Red Canoe, Canada Trina Maher, President, Bridging Concepts, Canada Lynette Reid, Career Specialist, New Zealand Peter Apulu, Pacific Career Practitioner, New Zealand    Original date and time of the webinar series: Monday, September 18, 2023 (Tuesday, September 19 NZDT) Monday, September 25, 2023 (Tuesday,…