Settlement services need to improve their online offerings for tech-savvy newcomers (republished from The Conversation)
Settlement agencies still have work to do to ensure they’re offering enough online services to newcomers, including using online channels to communicate with them before they arrive in Canada.
Digging into Disinformation - elearning module for Newcomers (part of NorQuest College's WebSafe project)
NorQuest College created these elearning modules as SCORM packages which you can link to or embed on your websites and Learning Management Systems (LMS). On this page, I have embedded their Module 3 Unit 2: Digging Into Disinformation, to show you how you could embed a module into one of your web pages.
Technology for refugees, by refugees (session recording)
Joséphine Goube, former CEO of Techfugees, imagines the next 40 years through the activities of Techfugees and how climate change, migration, and technologies will intersect in our near future.
Digital Leadership - digital skills, literacy and capacity (webinar recording)
This online seminar recording, from 26 April 2022, explores that role and how UK-based heritage leaders can support and encourage the development of the digital skills and literacies of the people within their organsiations.
Why IRCC needs a hybrid service delivery lead
In the Settlement Sector and Technology Task Group report we made a recommendation that I want to focus on. In part because during a recent project it became clear just how important this recommendation will be to the future of digital transformation in the Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector.
Canadian settlement and information resources for Ukrainians coming to Canada
I've seen a lot of links floating around to help provide resources and information to help Ukrainians coming to Canada under Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). It is always, but especially during times of crisis, that we get this information right. This page is simple. It links to authoritative information from official government and nonprofit sources. The information on these links will be the most up to date information you can find about efforts, supports, and services available.
How a simple how-to video can save you and your clients time, and make you available while you sleep!
Edward Rivas is a Settlement Counsellor at Catholic Centre for Immigrants in Ottawa. He created this video to help address a common problem and question he was getting from clients. He has agreed to make it available for anyone to use in their work with Newcomers. Creating a how-to video does so many things. Learn how creating videos can make your work more effective and efficient.
Multilingual videos: a focus on Email, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams
The Odils Learning Foundation is a UK-based charity For Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrant Groups. They have created a number of useful and practical videos focused on learning Email (as well as a specific focus on Gmail), Zoom, and Microsoft Teams. This complements written resources they have created, such as Getting Started With Zoom.
Multilingual Videos: Digital Literacy for Life and Work, and Chromebook Orientation
HIAS has developed a digital inclusion project that involves digital literacy training and providing digital tools for refugee clients. They developed a series of multilingual videos focused on Digital Literacy for Life and Work, and Chromebook Orientation.