OUR RESEARCH

OUR RESEARCH

Skills Quest for Success

Key findings and Recommendations

This overview presents the Skills Quest for Success project development, implementation, and major findings. It highlights the program’s success and its impact on participants. The project significantly enhanced participants’ skills and confidence. The findings underscore the program’s effectiveness and provide a roadmap for further development and broader implementation to maximize its positive outcomes.

Competency of Career Development Practitioners for Virtual Services

The Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT BC) partnered with Ethos Career Management Group to conduct a research project.  

Our Competency of Career Development Practitioners for Virtual Services project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre and undertakes a needs assessment of career practitioners and their capacity to offer online services during the pandemic. Career development professionals (practitioners) have responded by transitioning their in-person services to virtual delivery. Although some have thrived in this new virtual environment, some have struggled and may lack adequate competencies to provide services.

Our research is made up of an online survey to determine competencies needed for virtual services and a series of focus group discussions addressing the needs of those underrepresented in the workforce, and those who may have barriers to accessing virtual services.

Digital Access to Programs and Services in the Employment and Training Sector

“Like it or not, we now truly live in a digital world. And in order to survive, and with intention, thrive, we all need to be part of this world. We need an inclusive digital world where all can access, not just the fortunate among us. We need to change how we think and shift our perceptions.”

Click below to read more from Deborah Bromley on Digital Access to Programs and Services in the Employment and Training Sector.

Blended Learning in the BC Context – Digging Deep

“As a Person with Disabilities (and more accurately a woman with disabilities), I knew how challenging it was to ‘Rise Up’ with respect to work. My own experience was one of many roadblocks and challenges that led to a strong determination, perseverance, and extraordinary resiliency.”

Click below to read more from Deborah Bromley on Blended Learning in the BC Context.