Future of Work & Learning

Building a community of practice to help future-proof Canadian workplaces

Our workplaces are changing. Communitech has joined forces with a group of community partners to help ensure Canadian workers, companies and communities continue to succeed through this evolution.

The Waterloo Region Future of Work & Learning Coalition began as an informal conversation in 2019. Today, we are a community of employers, employees, academia and government dedicated to future proofing our workplace.

The coalition hosts events to drive conversations around the future of work and launches pilot projects across the region.

We're leading the way (and sharing what we learn)

Through our work, we will provide open-source learning and best practices to share with other Canadian communities. After all, we're in it together.

We invite you to join the movement at an upcoming event and help us shape the future of working and learning in Waterloo Region.

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Future of Work & Learning news

Working from home times two

Part three of our series following a Laurier employee during her partial secondment to Communitech in the longest year ever.

Work and the Future with Linda Nazareth

Community members share their experiences quickly making the move to work from home with Simon Chan and Kathryn Kitchen

Food. Shelter. WiFi. Slack.

Community members share their experiences quickly making the move to work from home.

Newsletters, podcasts and more

October 13, 2020 - How permanent is this shift to remote work?

September 18, 2020 - Workplaces aren't the only thing changing in the Future of Work & Learning.

July 31, 2020 - What transformations do our organizations need to make to see real change?

June 15, 2020 - Are we ready for the Future of Work & Learning?

May 28, 2020 – The Future (of work) is now and a look at how Vidyard is keeping their culture going.
May 11, 2020 – Adapting for the future of work and learning.
April 23, 2020 – The importance of alumni networks and the Future of Work & Learning Peer2Peer.

March 2020 – Community members share their experiences quickly making the move to work from home – plus tips for helping your team with remote work.
February 2020 – How can universities and colleges help your career pivot or get your next role? Find out how Wilfrid Laurier University is approaching that – plus stories on why talented people don’t use their strengths and more.
January 2020 – We’re following a Wilfrid Laurier University employee for a year as she splits her time on a secondment with Communitech, Positioning Waterloo Region for the Future of Work and Why mid-life could be the best time to change careers.
December 2019 – Changing nature of work poses collective challenge, Do you know Gen-Z and What does the future of work and learning mean for communities across Canada?

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