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!
Embracing Digital Disruption (webinar recording)
This Canada School of Public Service event explored the meaning and impacts of digital disruption on service delivery. Speakers shared concrete examples on how digital disruption impacts our work and work processes, as well as how to adopt and embrace a disruptive mindset as part of our shared journey towards a modern public service.
An interview with folks from Somerset West Community Health Centre – digital equity & virtual care
In this episode, I’m chatting with a few folks from the Somerset West Community Health Centre in Ottawa about their experiences with digital equity and virtual care. On the line with me are Sue Merrill, Manager of Quality Improvement, Planning and Evaluation, Lisa Vadeboncoeur, Digital Equity and Virtual Progamming Project Assistant, Magda Osman, Community Health Promoter.
Piloting a blended ESL delivery model in rural Saskatchewan (podcast episode)
In this 2014 ten minute LearnIT2teach Podcasts episode, Nicola Finnson of Carleton Trail College describes the challenges newcomers and the college faced, and the impact of the pilot program on learners, their course attendance and participation, and their workplaces.
Creating a no-code app from a spreadsheet
There are many days when I wish I was a techie. I just don't have the intuition. And maybe I could learn if I took coding courses, but... So, I've been experimenting with some no-code tools to see what I can create. And, I have to admit, it's pretty cool what can be done with a simple spreadsheet on these sites. Here's what I was able to quickly create with one, Open As App.
An interview with Anesh Daya – innovation in ESL
Welcome to Episode 25 of the Technology in Human Services Podcast. In this episode I’m chatting with Anesh Daya, Edupreneur, ESL Disruptor, and Chief Innovation Officer of On the Spot Language, an Experiential Language Learning Program that guides and coaches English as a Second language learners to become independent language learners.
Future Skills Centre: shock-proofing the future of work
The Future Skills Centre has funded 64 innovation projects which explore ways evolving or emerging sectors and technologies can support workers displaced from socio-economic shocks as well as strengthening the economy of tomorrow. Among those projects are a number that focus on immigrant and refugee-serving organizations, or newcomers.
Up your game: Using social media and video to deliver legal information (webinar recording)
Recorded on April 20, 2021 - CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) staff members Fiona MacCool and Jesse Mark shared what CLEO is learning about when and how to use social media and video to help people understand their legal rights.