Step by Step: Exploring Distance Education

By Susan Biagi It wasn’t so long ago that “correspondence” courses were advertised on matchbooks, or in the last few pages of comic books. The industry has certainly come a long way since then. Today’s student has a wealth of high-quality, distance-education courses on offer. These are also known as “online courses,” since most are... Continue Reading →

July’s LMI Snapshot: Youth Employment

According to the latest statistics*, the youth (15-24 years) labour market in B.C continues to experience challenges since the economic downturn. See it as a call for increased creativity in pursuing potential employers and perhaps as a call for self-employment and further education. The Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sector and Accommodation/Food and Beverage sectors were... Continue Reading →

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