Canada’s business and post-secondary leaders face many challenges. Working together to solve these challenges is more critical than ever and will strengthen Canada’s economy along the way. BHER is as a convener and connector, bringing people together to create: A thriving Canada where everyone has an opportunity to reach their potential.
The Business + Higher Education Roundtable launches free, online mentorship course to tackle one of the biggest barriers to creating quality WIL
The Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) is committed to helping Canada’s companies explore, invest in, and create quality work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities for every post-secondary student. As part of that commitment, we are excited to launch Mentoring Post-Secondary Students, a free, online course that helps employers address their biggest student mentorship challenges. BHER spoke with over 600 workplace supervisors, business and community leaders, and academic professionals about WIL. We heard that providing strong mentorship was a critical need but also a significant barrier to creating new WIL placements or taking on more WIL students. The impacts of COVID-19 and...