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    Fostering K-12 students' global competencies

    The environment in which children are growing up today is very different than that of previous generations. There has been tremendous innovation in how society operates, with the rapid expansion of technology, globalization of businesses, new careers and opportunities, and increasingly diverse communitie...

    Supporting professional learning approaches to foster global competencies in K-12 education

    Education is key to equipping individuals with the necessary skills to meaningfully contribute to society.(1) Rapid developments in technology, workforce changes and the effects of globalization mean that societies are evolving at a faster than ever pace. Responsive education systems are needed to proper...

    Determining the features of person-centred models of care that patients value

    Providing care that is person-centred is a key goal for provincial and territorial health systems in Canada.(1) This is demonstrated by a number of provinces having recently put forward legislation or key strategies working towards this aim. For example, in 2014, the Ministry of Health of British Columbi...

    Creating rapid-learning health systems in Canada

    The 14 jurisdictions include one federal/national/panCanadian jurisdiction, 10 provincial jurisdictions, and three territorial jurisdictions. The first of these jurisdictions includes both areas of federal government responsibility for providing healthcare – most notably for Indigenous peoples, militar...

    Examining the effects of youth skills-development programs

    Improving labour-market participation of youth is a common objective across most advanced economies. Achieving this goal is critical to developing a strong economy, as well as for ensuring the social cohesion and inclusion of youth in society.(1) However, countries around the world face the significant c...

    Examining the efficiency and effectiveness of ontario’s health workforce regulatory system

    The regulation and oversight of the health professionals responsible for providing care to patients in Ontario is an important mechanism to ensure patients receive the highest-quality care possible (e.g., by setting the standards that professionals need to meet in their practice) while mitigating, to the...

    Learning from the Experience of Accountable Care Organizations in the US

    In February 2019, the Government of Ontario revealed its plans to reform the Ontario health system. The plans include the amalgamation of the province’s six provincial agencies (i.e., Cancer Care Ontario, Health Quality Ontario, eHealth Ontario, Trillium Gift of Life Network, Health Shared Services Ont...

    Exploring models for health workforce planning

    The health of British Columbians has continued to improve over the past decade, with gains in healthadjusted life expectancy and a gradual decrease in the gap between the life expectancy of women and men.(1) These gains in health status have come, in part, as a result of provincial efforts to strengthen ...

    Examining the role of coaching in health-system transformations

    OHTs are being introduced to provide a new way of organizing and delivering care that is more integrated from the perspective of the patients in their local communities, and that achieves measurable improvements in key quadruple-aim metrics of improving care experiences and health outcomes at manageable ...