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2019

Gamification for career development? CERIC’s new literature search explores the impact of interactive play on learning

Gamification is “the use of game mechanics and experience design to digitally engage and motivate people to achieve their goals”. (Gartner, 2014). What does gamification mean to career service practices? CERIC’s new literature search, Gamification and Career Development, highlights the concept and implications of gaming in career education. Topics covered in the literature search include:…

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2019

Complete your 2019 national Survey of Career Service Professionals

The 2019 Survey of Career Service Professionals is a national survey run by CERIC, a charitable organization that advances career development in Canada. With the start of Canada Career Month, the survey is now open! This comprehensive survey will take approximately 25–30 minutes to complete. Your responses will help CERIC, and the field at large, to better…

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2019

CERIC to host a series of roadshows during Canada Career Month

CERIC is pleased to be partnering with local associations and organizations across the country to present several roadshows throughout November for Canada Career Month. These FREE breakfast meetings will engage career development professionals as well as related stakeholders in the communities where they work and provide networking and learning opportunities linked to new CERIC research and…

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2019

Free webinars in November on universal design in career services and settlement counsellor competencies

CERIC will be offering two free webinars to share the findings of CERIC-funded research projects: Accessibility and Universal Design in Career Transitions Programming and Services on November 15 and Redefining the Role of Front-Line Settlement Counsellors: 8 Critical Competencies for Success on November 22. CERIC supported the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) to carry…

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2019

Settlement counsellors need 8 critical competencies as role changes with rising immigration levels

There is a pressing need for greater training of settlement counsellors – those on the front lines of welcoming newcomers to Canada – as their role changes in response to rising immigration levels and an increasingly complex settlement landscape, according to a new CERIC-funded project research report. The pan-Canadian research from two Toronto-based consultants identifies…

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2019

Cannexus20 preliminary conference programme is now available

With more than 150 education sessions, the newly released Cannexus20 National Career Development Conference preliminary programme offers unmatched learning and networking. Canada’s largest bilingual career conference, Cannexus is expected to welcome 1,200 professionals from education, community, government and private sectors to Ottawa from January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa. Education sessions with thought leaders will explore…

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CERIC to offer November webinar series with CCPA on intergenerational trauma

CERIC is partnering with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) for the first time to offer a new webinar series on Intergenerational Trauma: Context, Impacts and Trauma-Informed Practices for Career Practitioners, starting this November. The webinars will be presented by Seanna Quressette of Douglas College and Tina-Marie Christian, a member of the Syilx Nation.…

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2019

Four graduate students receive awards to attend Cannexus20 conference

CERIC has announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP) Award, providing support for four graduate students to attend the Cannexus20 National Career Development Conference, January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa. The recipients are: Connie Covey, EdD Candidate, Workplace and Adult Learning, University of Calgary Liton Furukawa, PhD Candidate, College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Royal…

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