Code for Canada's Digital Capacity Assessment (webinar recording)
This December 2021 Code for Canada workshop shared their new Digital Capacity Assessment tool for government teams. Building on the work of Public Digital and the Harvard Kennedy School, the tool helps public servants identify the digital competencies that are most important in their unique contexts.
Virtual meetings, some useful resources
I wrote this article in 2020 elsewhere when we were all trying to figure out this online facilitation/engagement thing. It's still a pain point/struggle, so I thought I'd bring it back into circulation.
A Decade In Digital: 10 Years of the #GlobalDigitalReports Series (webinar recording)
On November 30, 2021, Simon Kemp celebrated a decade of the Global Digital Reports series with a lighthearted #NerdStream. He shared some of the stats and trends that have stood out for him over the past 10 years, and answered questions about the numbers, as well as how they produce the reports.
Digital Literacy in the Immigrant Refugee Serving Sector - Increasing Collaboration (event recap)
On November 18th, 70 people working on Settlement and Language in the Canadian Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector came together informally to discuss digital literacy in our sector. This is a recap of the event, with panel video recordings, and breakout session summaries.
2022 Digital Planning for NGOs: Ask Us Anything (webinar recording)
Do you work for an NGO? Are you looking for ideas and inspiration for your 2022 social media and digital marketing plans? This panel of nonprofit social media experts looked at priorities and trends for 2022.
Emerging Practices in Settlement Service Delivery: A Hybrid Model to Respond to Newcomer Needs (webinar recording)
Presented at the P2P 2021 Workshop Series, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Settlement & Family division staff share observations made during the pandemic as they have continued to serve BC newcomers in the Greater Vancouver area and Fort St. John during the pandemic.
COVID & Access to Settlement Services - the impact of technology on clients and service providers (presentation notes)
At the recent P2P 2021 Conference, I was part of the panel "The COVID Cohort of Immigrants: Tackling Settlement and Employment Challenges." My focus was on discussing the impact of technology on both clients and service providers in the pandemic context.
eSkills - Project, Process, Product. Improving Service Delivery in the Digital Age (webinar recordings)
This 2020 eSkills.ca interactive webinar series provided background information on the creation of learning modules focused on building English-language learners’ digital literacy. The eSkills team provided an overview of the process of planning, designing, and developing engaging online learning, outlining their digital literacy training project and resources.
Inclusion by design: Creating digital identity solutions that work for all (webinar recording)
In this September 23, 2021, Alan Turing Institute webinar, Louise Maynard-Atem, Research Lead at Women in Identity shares her view on the importance of inclusion, when establishing an identity system for a thriving digital economy.
Privacy and Security Online: Best Practices for Nonprofits in the COVID-19 Era (webinar recording)
Whether you're a novice or a seasoned digital users, this November 3, 2021 TechSoup Canada webinar provided actionable concepts and strategies that will keep your data and your organization secure, and help you ward off all kinds of attacks––from phishing to Zoom-bombing.