June 7th, 2017
On May 30, 2017 the BC Centre for Employment Excellence hosted the Partners in Innovation Symposium. The symposium was part of the Centre’s mandate to strengthen the bridge between knowledge to action in order to inform policy and cultivate evidence-based … Continue reading →
May 12th, 2017
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence has released the full program agenda with detailed session descriptions and speaker information. The Symposium is part of the Centre’s effort to link knowledge to action, inform policy and cultivate evidence-based practice.
April 28th, 2017
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence invites you to the Partners in Innovation Symposium, packed with excitement and learnings. The Symposium is part of the Centre’s effort to link knowledge to action, inform policy and cultivate evidence-based practice.
April 12th, 2017
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Marysia Perry, Special Projects Coordinator, Youth Employment Services
September 29th, 2016
Date/Time: Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Hosted by: BC Centre for Employment Excellence
May 18th, 2016
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (CfEE) is pleased to announce a new three-year pilot project that is evaluating the role of Employment Social Enterprises (ESEs) in supporting labour market transitions for youth in BC facing barriers to developing their … Continue reading →
February 3rd, 2016
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12pm – 12:45pm PST
December 1st, 2014
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (the Centre) is pleased to be launching a new pilot project, The Face-to-Face Project: Bringing Youths with Disabilities and Employers Together, which fills the need to find creative solutions that improve labour market integration … Continue reading →
September 22nd, 2014
This paper produced by Tom Zizys for the CfEE explores opportunities to develop demand-focused strategies to address youth employment issues in British Columbia.
September 18th, 2014
Prepared for the Centre by the YMCA of Greater Vancouver, this study explores first-hand experiences of youth living with mental illness (YLMI) as well as the perspectives ofcareer development practitioners and employers who have experience supporting and employing YLMIs.
September 10th, 2014
The CfEE’s third research paper on BC youth employment explores the role and value of short-term paid or unpaid work placements for immigrant and refugee youth.
September 5th, 2014
The CfEE’s second research paper on BC youth employment investigates the barriers that vulnerable young job seekers face in finding and maintaining employment and identifies best practices to support them in entering and remaining in the labour market.
September 3rd, 2014
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to release a new research study on the potential role that social enterprises can play in supporting youth employment in the Greater Victoria area.
August 11th, 2014
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to announce a three-part series of webinars to highlight the five studies we have commissioned on various topics concerning youth employment in BC under our research programme, Understanding Current Employment Programming and Services … Continue reading →
July 29th, 2014
An executive summary for the reference document, Accessible Services for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Models: Learning from Other Jurisdictions is now available.
July 4th, 2014
This reference document complements the webinar, Accessibility for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Centres: Best Practices from the UK, US and Australia, hosted by the BC Centre for Employment Excellence on May 21st, 2014 and available for viewing here.
April 15th, 2014
Making It Work is a Conference for front line staff, coordinators and managers working in the Employment Program of BC (EPBC.) The Conference is being held at the Executive Inn in Coquitlam on June 3 and 4, 2014.
February 21st, 2014
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to announce the five projects that will be funded under its research programme, Understanding Current Employment Programming and Services for BC Youth.
November 15th, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is inviting researchers to submit proposals that explore youth employment issues from a variety of angles and identify promising solutions that can inform policy and practice.
November 6th, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to be launching a new research project on the challenges that BC youth face in the labour market, as well as innovative strategies for addressing them.
August 12th, 2013
A Provincial Hub for Children, Youth and Families
November 27th, 2012
This is the first story in our new series, Learning from Practice, about how customized employment helped one young girl and one caring employer.
November 27th, 2012
The Government of BC announces an investment of $5.3 million to encourage employers to hire more youth.
November 23rd, 2012
The Career Education Society (CES) wrapped up its 35th Annual Conference in Vancouver today.
November 15th, 2012
A recent study by ManpowerGroup pulls together evidence to make recommendations for the growing youth unemployment problem
September 25th, 2012
Could private investments improve social programs? The world watches as New York City takes a new tack on reducing youth recidivism rates