Canadian youth, who account for one third of Canada’s population, have higher levels of unemployment and those who are racialized, are even more likely to be under-employed. Moreover, this situation has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Education is considered a pathway to employment. For example, some government policies focus on improving outcomes in K-12 education, access, and support for post-secondary education, expecting to lead to positive employment outcomes in the future.

Authors: Wendy Cukier, Guang Ying Mo, Zohreh Hassannezhad Chavoushi, Amira Higazy

Published in: London International Conference on Education (LICE-2021)

  • Date of Conference: 22-24 November 2021
  • DOI: 10.20533/LICE.2021.0023
  • ISBN: 978-1-913572-42-6
  • Conference Location: Virtual (London, UK)