Knowledge Mobilization for Settlement

Articles, webinar recordings, thoughts, research summaries, and good ideas in settlement and inclusion.
Making information more accessible for you to use in your work.

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Gig platforms help immigrant care workers find jobs, but they are only a temporary solution (republished from The Conversation)
Posted on: December 1, 2022
For internationally trained health-care professionals faced with unemployment and underemployment in the Canadian labour market, digital platforms offer the possibility of finding jobs in the industry they are trained in.
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WES Weekly Roundup November 30, 2022
Posted on: November 30, 2022
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Toronto Social Capital Study 2022, Promoting Fairness in Canadian Immigration Decisions, Canadian postsecondary enrolments and graduates, 2020/2021, One in three Ukrainians with visas have reached Canada as applications approach 700K, and more.
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Why the Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector needs an AlphaPlus to help support our hybrid service delivery evolution and work
Posted on: November 30, 2022
Imagine, an organization that provides support and solutions made up of peers who understand you, your work, and your sector? It's the right solution for any and all non-profits. AlphaPlus offers that for Ontario literacy providers. Why not for the Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector?
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Most Recent Publications

Mobile Learning Applications for Refugees: A Systematic Literature Review (2022)
Posted on: December 1, 2022
The authors sought to answer two questions about mobile learning for refugees: What are the recently existing mobile learning apps for refugees? What are the characteristics of the recent mobile learning apps for refugees?
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The Power of Digitalization in the Age of Physical Distancing (2020)
Posted on: November 30, 2022
This report highlights the various initiatives that both IOM and other organizations have taken, to provide resources and guidance for those looking to transition their activities online in the areas of migrant training, integration and social cohesion. It also presents some knowledge products and reports, and online campaigns that are particularly geared towards combatting hate speech towards migrants and misinformation on COVID-19.
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How to fund digital equity in Canada - a guide for funders (2022)
Posted on: November 29, 2022
While funders may see addressing digital equity gaps as largely the responsibility of government or industry, there are roles for philanthropy to advance the social impacts they seek—and more funders are seeing these roles.
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Most Recent Good Ideas in Settlement & Inclusion

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Principles for Conducting Research in the Jane Finch Community
Posted on: September 24, 2022
The principles in this document are intended to be used as a guide to support and strengthen research relationships between academic institutions, researchers, students, community members, residents and organizations in the Jane Finch community.
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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Data Playbook
Posted on: July 4, 2022
Six years in development, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Solferino Academy has launched the Data Playbook v1, "a social learning toolkit to help people along the data journey. There are 10 modules and 120 brief exercises, games, scenarios, slides, and checklists to help teams improve their data skills. We embedded data protection and responsible data use across all the contents."
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Promising Practices in Accessing Virtual Mental Health: Supporting Refugees during COVID-19
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Promising Practices in Accessing Virtual Mental Health: Supporting Refugees during COVID-19 is a project that started during the pandemic and is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Ontario Ministry of Health.
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