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September 2020
Sep 8th, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Are we doing enough to provide quality education for all in Canada? With an urgency to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the emerging needs and demands of a more sustainable economy and society, Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 plays a fundamental role in reducing barriers to skills development and technical and vocational education and training (TVET). We invite you to join us on World Literacy Day, September 8th, from...
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August 2020
Aug 27th, 2020
Other | Webinar
Location: Online
It is more important now than ever to develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies to meet the professional and societal challenges to build back better. The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) serve as a useful framework to address these challenges. While issues are interrelated, solutions to issues around the world are also interlinked. There are valuable opportunities to learn how we can help accelerate the progress towards...
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June 2020
Jun 24th, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Caribbean training institutions and their Canadian college/institute partners are key actors in national, regional, and international development. They are strategically placed to model and promote inclusive development. This first webinar will help Caribbean partner institutions foster gender equity and equality and better represent gender and other social diversities in TVET programming. Overview of Agenda Part 1: Achieving Diversity, Inclusion...
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Jun 23rd, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
CICan is pleased to invite you to a webinar to hear from NSERC on the new support for research students and personnel and updates on the College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program including the program evolution and a new strategic communications plan that is in development. Anne-Marie Thompson and her colleagues in the Colleges, Commercialization and Portfolio Planning team will share these updates and take your questions. Join us on Tuesday,...
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Jun 18th, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented challenges in a number of areas related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The pandemic is more than just a global health crisis that affects SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being, its impact is far-reaching. Because of this, we now have the opportunity to rebuild a more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable future, post-pandemic. To accomplish this, we urgently need to work...
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Jun 17th, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
The Canadian Collaborative Procurement Initiative (CCPI) is an approach the Government of Canada has adopted to make some of its procurement instruments available for use by provinces, territories and members of the broader public sector including colleges and institutes.  During 2018-2019, CCPI participants purchased $4.5 million in goods through this initiative. Participation in the CCPI therefore carries a number of benefits including: creating...
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May 2020
May 26th, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
What on earth are the SDGs? Why do they matter for colleges and institutes? How can students get involved and benefit? How can the SDGs help find new partners or funders? If you work for or study at a college, institute, Cegep or polytechnic, join this webinar to hear from: UNESCO chair, Charles Hopkins; SDSN Youth Coordinator Beth Eden; and a representative from the federal government’s SDG Unit. You’ll also learn how Colleges and Institutes...
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April 2020
Apr 29th, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Looking to develop a new product? Or, find innovative solutions to everyday challenges? Help is available in your own backyard! Learn how you can connect with colleges and institutes in your community. In 2017-2018 alone, research activities at colleges and institutes led to more than 4,400 new processes, products, prototypes and services. These applied research partnerships have tangible impacts for employers across all sectors of the economy and...
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Apr 20th, 2020
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Join us for a webinar information session to ask questions regarding the following 3 requests for proposals and briefly go over future thematic and institutional partnerships opportunities under the Young Africa Works-Kenya: Youth Employability through TVET project in Kenya: delivering of pre-service and in-service training, development of PLAR guidelines and tools; and conducting a curriculum gap audit. The webinar will also go over future thematic...
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March 2020
Mar 18th, 2020
CICan Event
Location: Red River College - Exchange District Campus, The Roblin Centre Room P107, 160 Princess St., Winnipeg, MB
Join us for this one-day event to explore the unique role and perspective of colleges, institutes and cegeps in immigrant integration, discuss pre-arrival messages for newcomers and help shape the design of a proposed new tool: “A Newcomer Guide to PSE”. 1 participant per institution How to Register To confirm registration and for questions about the agenda and/or Winnipeg, contact Raquel Jose Casado de Lima (rjdlima@RRC.CA, 204 632-2565) Travel...
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