These learning opportunities are brought to you by “Pop Up PD for Literacy Educators”, a committee of the Learning Networks of Ontario, e-Channel and the Provincial Support Organizations for Literacy.
These webinars have been happening since 2015-2016 – watch all the playbacks and get the resources here
All webinars include ASL interpretation and are translated into French after the live webinar.
2022-2023 Webinar Series
Full Season Brochure – English
Full Season Brochure – French
Webinar 1 – New, Fresh, Novel and Original: A Look at New LBS Tools Created in 2021-2022
June 9, 2022
Every year the LBS support organizations create new resources for the field. Join us to learn about these new resources and how they can support your learners, your staff, and your program.
Webinar 2 – Grow your Knowledge of CaMS Reports! A Look at Reports 60 B & D
Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm EST
Would you like to learn more about EOIS-CaMS Reports 60B (Learner Profile) and 60D (Outcomes)? This webinar will introduce you to the features of those reports and outline ways they can be used to support LBS programs. But that’s not all! The session will also include a brief review of the Detailed Service Quality (DSQ) Report 64 and how it relates to the 60B and 60D reports. The session will finish off with a brief orientation to Report 61 (Case Activity). Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of their site’s reports (60B, 60D, 61, and 64) to follow along with during the webinar.
Webinar 3 – Best Practices and Tools for Learner Assessment
Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm EST
A variety of different initial assessment tools are being used to assess learner eligibility, measure upgrading needs, and determine placement in adult literacy programs across the province. Join us to discuss some of these assessment tools as we welcome a panel of representatives from College, Community-Based, and School Board LBS programs, who will share information about their most valuable initial assessment tools.
Webinar 4 – Introducing the New Milestones and Culminating Tasks
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm EST
Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm EST
The LBS field has been anxiously anticipating the release of new Milestones and Culminating Tasks that can be used to demonstrate their learner’s ability to carry out tasks related to their goals, or the completion of their goal path. Join us at this webinar to learn about the 30 Milestones (18 in English, 12 in French) and 33 Culminating Tasks (all in English) that have been developed.
Webinar 5 – Navigating the Road to Hybrid Delivery
Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm EST
In this webinar, we will explore hybrid delivery (where learners may attend programs through a combination of face-to-face and remote learning, based on their current needs). We will also discuss techniques for effective hybrid meetings. Join us for this inspiring panel discussion to learn about effective approaches and strategies for hybrid delivery being used across the LBS field in Ontario.
Webinar 6 – Skills for Success
Thursday, February 16, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm EST
Join this webinar to learn more about the Government of Canada’s new “Skills for Success” framework, introduced in 2021. The Skills for Success framework modernizes and replaces the original “Essential Skills Framework” developed and launched in the 1980s. A review of some projects, tools and resources related to the new framework will also be included, along with a brief overview of how the Skills for Success Framework intersects with the OALCF.
This Employment Ontario project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.