Getting credit for lifelong learning

Canadians find scant encouragement for, or recognition of, acquiring new skills and knowledge
By Uyen Vu
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/02/2003

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f asked to name the last time they were granted recognition for having learned something, most Canadian adults would have to reach back over many years, to the moment they wrote that last final in high school, college or university.

Although they’re constantly acquiring new skills and knowledge, many Canadians still find scant encouragement for, or recognition of, it once they’ve put behind them the halcyon days of schooling.