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Outlook & Prospects for Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers in Edmonton Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmonton Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers (NOC 4142) in the Edmonton region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers in the Edmonton region:
- Approximately 9,810 people work in this occupation.
- Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Educational services (NAICS 61): more than 95%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 79% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 17% compared to 17% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 25 - Apr 29, 2016
- The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology launched a new centre in Edmonton for its heavy equipment technology program. The facility will provide more space and allow the program to expand student capacity up to 60 percent.
- The Edmonton Institution for Women is implementing a training course in dog grooming. The first session is expected to be completed by March 2017. Graduates of the program would be certified by the Canadian Professional Pet Stylists.
- The Northern Alberta Business Incubator based in St. Albert is experiencing a surge in client numbers with the downturn in oil prices. The organization is seeking additional office space and more consultants to handle the demand.
- The alternative energy technology program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology is reporting that student numbers have almost triple since the first class in 2011. Most of the students are tradespersons returning for further education.
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