400 technology guides you can use today with Newcomers
Looking for a specific technology guide to help a client or co-worker learn the basics? Don't reinvent, borrow! UK-based Digital Unite has over 400 technology how-to guides that cover a whole host of digital topics. Written by subject matter experts and updated regularly, the guides are perfect for supporting others with digital skills or improving your own knowledge.
New Digital Literacy and Skills for Daily Life in Canada Multilingual Videos
Reception House Waterloo Region has created some new Digital Literacy and Skills for Daily Life in Canada video playlists. Videos are available in Arabic, Dari Farsi, Rohingya, Somali, and Tigrinya. The videos are intended to support newcomers settling in Waterloo Region by providing information and guidance on topics such as digital safety, using a laptop, or navigating local transit using Google Maps.
Digital transformation in the immigrant and refugee-serving sector - the discussion continues
In this 2022 Pre-Arrival Virtual Conference follow-up I wanted to be a bit more practical. Still future focused, but perhaps more narrowly now. The practical future window I’m focused on today is about 2 years. From now until the next national Call for Proposals. Still looking at what our sector can aspire to. But more practical.
Future proofing settlement work -a sector digital competency framework
When we’re looking at future proofing settlement work, I like to think about it as a bit of an iceberg. There is a great deal below the surface that has to be in place before what we see above the surface is effective. The future of settlement work is about much more than technology but I want to focus this iceberg conversation on technology since that’s what we’re focused on here.
Invitation to apply to the National Steering Committee on Technology | Invitation pour devenir membre du Comité directeur national sur les technologies
Immigrant and Refugee-serving folks in Canada, follow-up from the Settlement Sector and Technology Task Group is here! Here is an Invitation to apply to the National Steering Committee on Technology (NSCT). Applications are open between Feb 15 to Feb 25, 2022.
Welcoming Spaces Panel Discussion (live meeting recording)
Panellists at the 2010 Welcoming and Inclusive Communities and Workplaces (WICWP) Vancouver Forum shared their community approaches for creating welcoming and inclusive spaces.
Newcomer Navigation from Coast to Coast during a Dual Pandemic: Key Findings from a Pan Canadian (webinar recording)
In this November 2021 Pathways to Prosperity Canada conference session presenters from the National Newcomer Navigation Network (N4) presented findings from their report seeking to better understand organizations' experiences as they supported newcomers navigating health and social services.
The Powerful Role of Social Media in Resettlement (webinar recording)
In this November 2021 Pathways to Prosperity Canada conference session presenters discussed the question: What is the role of social media in resettlement?
LIPs and RIF as Knowledge Mobilizers (webinar recording)
In this November 2021 Pathways to Prosperity Canada conference session discussed the goals of their knowledge mobilization actions, the strategies that they have utilized to achieve these goals, what has been found to be effective, and pitfalls to avoid.