Thinking about service and human centred design, a conversation with Aletheia Délivré
In this Technology in Human Services podcast episode I chat with Aletheia Délivré about service and human centred design.
Demo Event: Apps for Organizations Working with Refugees and Immigrants (webinar recording)
TechSoup/Public Good App House event. Explore solutions for translation, supporting LGBTQ+ asylum seekers, and connecting your clients with vital information and resources.
What will your hybrid workplace actually look like?
This post comes out of an interesting LinkedIn post and I thought it is probably something others are starting to look into. I'm not a lawyer, nor an expert in this area, but it's an area that definitely intersects with the Settlement Sector & Technology Task Group final report.
Innovative Remote ESOL Program Models and Promising Practices (webinar recording)
In this webinar, U.S.-based EdTech Center @ World Education shared examples of innovative models, strategies, and resources in remote adult ESOL instruction and support services they identified over a 6 month period (prior to June 2021).
The power of no-code! (webinar recording)
This webinar introduces and focuses on no-code/low-code technology development at the July 2021 Catalyst Network Meetup. This term refers to the use of a collection of apps to develop digital services, with no or minimal coding involved. That's right, you don't need to be a designer or coder anymore to build good stuff!
How to foster access to digital education in Refugee settlement (webinar recording)
In June 2021, Techfugees Kenya received a donation of 40 computers by Endless OS Foundation to be distributed through our network of local partners in Kakuma Refugee Camp. The Live demo explained how the computers work and how to implement them onsite.
Exploring HyFlex and Blended Synchronous Program Delivery (webinar recording)
This July 22, 2021 webinar explored the terms HyFlex and Blended Synchronous and offered examples of three LINC providers’ trials, pros and cons and equipment used for the method. HyFlex stands for Hybrid Flexible and is being used as a term to describe simultaneous in-person and remote program service delivery, particularly for LINC classes.
Amy Webb Future Today Institute's Emerging Tech Trends (webinar recording)
Amy Webb presents the launch of the Future Today Institute's 14th annual Emerging Tech Trends Report, which takes a deep dive into all the trends you'll need to follow in 2021. Futurist Amy Webb, professor at NYU Stern School of Business and founder of the Future Today Institute, provided a data-driven analysis for the emerging tech trends that need to be on your radar in 2021, with scenarios for the future of business, governing and society.
Digital Transformation: How do we skill for inclusive innovation (webinar recording)
This webinar kicked off the official launch of the Skills for the Post-Pandemic World research series by Diversity Institute, the Future Skills Centre, and the Government of Canada. The webinar shared findings, insights from industry leaders, and explored digital transformation, innovation and alternative pathways for digital skills.
Helping Newcomers Find Services through Apps (webinar recording)
Newcomers to Canada have to navigate a complex system to build a life in Canada. To help them through this process there are a number of organizations but it isn't always for newcomers to find that help. To help bridge this gap Omar Mir is developing a new mobile application: CanSettle. In this session he explained the app's development, the future plans, and how you can help!