Capacity Building Through
the Covid-19 Lens

Below are capacity building resources regarding the findings from the Capacity Building Through The COVID-19 Lens Project. These resources summarize the best practices identified from two rounds of focus groups that AAISA hosted, reaching 157 participants and representing over 20+ settlement and integration agencies. These capacity building resources are targeted towards:  

  • Incoming newcomer-serving practitioners  
  • Volunteers 
  • Managers and Coordinators  
  • Experienced newcomer-serving practitioners 

For more information regarding the research and publication from this project, click here.

Language Focus Area

Below are the professional development resources focused on Language Learning. These resources are targeted towards:  

  • Pre-Service Instructors  
  • Newly Practicing Instructors  
  • Substitute Instructors  
  • Volunteers  
  • Managers and Coordinators  
  • Experienced Instructors 

These language resources are created in combination with our Digital Literacy and Equity in Hybrid Learning with Low Literacy Learners virtual course, which can be accessed for free on our AAISA Learning Management System. This course is estimated to take 45 minutes to complete. 

If you are interested in enrolling and do not have an LMS account, please click here. If you have an AAISA LMS account, please enrol using this link.

How to Teach Digital Literacy Skill For Low Print Literacy Learners

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How to Create an Accessible and Equitable Hybrid Classroom

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Employment Focus Area

Below are the professional development resources focused on employment. These resources are targeted towards: 

  • Incoming employment counsellors 
  • Experienced employment counsellors  
  • Volunteers 
  • Managers and Coordinators 
  • Mentors

Relationship Building in the Virtual Space

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Building Digital Skillsets for the Virtual Workspace

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A virtual course will be released in January 2023, created in collaboration with the employment resources above, taking a more in-depth perspective on the emergent best practices that employment counsellors can integrate into their practice, and incorporate increased virtual service delivery.