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Skills Development Division

Responsible for accelerating the skills and learning agenda of this province through joint initiatives with the federal government on the skills development fund through the Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA) including the Contribution Agreement as well as overseeing the implementation of the Skills Task Force. This division is also responsible for providing information, and stimulating the development of policies, strategies, and initiatives that support Chapter 7 of the Agreement on Internal Trade and foreign qualification recognition in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Services

  • Establish partnerships with other stakeholders including federal government departments, provincial government departments, industry, training institutes, labour groups, and special interest groups to address skills and training needs.
  • Provide strategic advice to regulatory bodies and departments in foreign qualification recognition as well as requirements under Chapter 7 of the Agreement on Internal Trade.
  • Provide planning and research on budget monitoring/review, demographic profile of clients, analysis of training, assessment of post-secondary enrolment, financial supports and skills development activities.
  • Currently oversees the work of the Skills Task Force action plan PDF (835 KB) on skills.
  • Participate on sector councils, provides assistance in labour market supply and training issues.
  • Provide input into the environmental assessment process, especially in relation to major project undertakings.

Clients

  • Students
  • Post-secondary institutions
  • Employers
  • Labour
  • Special interest groups
  • Provincial government departments and agencies
  • Federal government departments and agencies
  • Regulatory bodies

Contact

Director: Paul Dinn

Skills Development Division
Department of Advanced Education and Skills
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: 1-709-729-1738
Fax: 1-709-729-2828

Administrative Assistant: Tracey Eddy

Skills Development Division
Department of Advanced Education and Skills
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: 1-709-729-6164
Fax: 1-709-729-2828
 
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