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Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 09:00 - Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 16:00

During this 2 day mini-conference, participants will complete the international program, Think on Your Feet. They will learn and apply strategies to think critically, structure their ideas quickly, and speak clearly and concisely. On day two of the session the instructors will share ideas and demonstrate ways to use Think on Your Feet techniques in all areas of communication, from writing proposals to delivering presentations. Think on Your Feet t is a product of McLuhan and Davis Training Inc. and MYX is the sole provider of training in NL. For detailed information on this program and its value, visit, 
http://www.mdctraining.com
This is a internationally certified training program.
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Personality Dimensions® is a dynamic system that is a culmination of the research and validation work that has been done in Canada since 2003, to support temperament theory and to provide an easily understood methodology for building self-awareness, self-esteem and effective communication strategies.
Personality Dimensions® is based on leading-edge research into human motivation and behavior and helps to explain what motivates behavior in people with different personalities or temperaments. This interactive human relations and communications process enhances the basic values of self-esteem, dignity and self-worth.
The focus will be on how my personality type effects how I communicate with clients and how I use this information to become an more effective...

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 09:00 - 12:00

Community Centre Alliance, Virgina Park Plaza
Newfoundland Drive, 2nd Floor 

Personality Dimensions® is a dynamic system that is a culmination of the research and validation work that has been done in Canada since 2003, to support temperament theory and to provide an easily understood methodology for building self-awareness, self-esteem and effective communication strategies.
Personality Dimensions® is based on leading-edge research into human motivation and behavior and helps to explain what motivates behavior in people with different personalities or temperaments. This interactive human relations and communications process enhances the basic values of self-esteem, dignity and self-worth.
The focus will be on how my personality type effects how I communicate with clients and how I use this information to become an more effective...

As noted previously, the sessions are targeted to agencies receiving funding under Community Partnerships as well as those providing similar employment and career services under Youth funding.  Considering the number of agencies involved, we are asking that the participation be limited to two senior staff per agency on each day of the event. Please contact me if you want to involve more than two staff from your own agency.

The agenda items are:
Cultural diversity (HRLE and the Association for New Canadians)
Presentation on recent changes to ARMS developed by the CCEPP ARMS working committee
Presentation and discussion of Pre and Post Measurements for changes in client employability (John Howard Society)
Presentation on the new CCEPP website
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Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 09:00 - Friday, June 3, 2011 - 16:00

Belleville, Ontario 
First Nations Technical Institute

22nd Annual PLA Conference “Valuing Cultural Diversity: An Awesome Force fro Educational Change"
22nd Annual PLA Conference

The theme for this year’s conference highlights the power and potential of diversity as a force for much needed change in adult learning practice. Innovation and creativity are uncovered and strengthened by respectfully and collaboratively seeking out and engaging with a broad spectrum of points of view including diverse cultures and ways of knowing. PLAR and portfolio development, when implemented sensitively and skillfully, are excellent tools that can help adult educators meet the complex challenges posed by a society in transition.

The format for this year’s conference is series of focused, in-depth workshops in four...

 22nd Annual PLA Conference
@The Ramada Inn, Belleville, Ontario, May 31 - June 3, 2011.
The theme for this year’s conference highlights the power and potential of diversity as a force for much needed change in adult learning practice. Innovation and creativity are uncovered and strengthened by respectfully and collaboratively seeking out and engaging with a broad spectrum of points of view including diverse cultures and ways of knowing. PLAR and portfolio development, when implemented sensitively and skillfully, are excellent tools that can help adult educators meet the complex challenges posed by a society in transition.

The format for this year’s conference is series of focused, in-depth workshops in four key areas:
1. The Roles and...

Are you a professional working in the
Career Development field in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Would you like the opportunity to participate in the exchange of
ideas and information with other professionals in your field?

Would you benefit from participating in educational and networking opportunities that are dedicated to promoting best practices and career development?

The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Career Practitioners is a group that encourages and fosters career development and decision making practices in Newfoundland and Labrador.  We aim to promote the best practices through information sharing, networking and through the creation of learning opportunities that ensure that the most accurate and up-to-date information is provided...

We are pleased to announce that the for its May 2011 groups.

A program of the Community Youth Network, Velocity Adventure focuses on life
skills & personal development through adrenaline adventure activities.
We are starting the intake process now and are looking for participants for
our three groups; girls 13-17, boys 13-15 and boys 16-18. Please find
attached the referral form and criteria for participants along with a youth
friendly pamphlet that can be printed and given to youth and guardians. If
you require any further information, please don't hesitate to contact us at
757-0844

The deadline for referrals is March 18th and can be sent to us via e-mail,
phone or fax.

Simone Lilly & Chris Crockwell...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 09:30 - 11:00

Waypoints, 23  Rowan Street, Churchill Square 2nd Floor
Note: Metered parking

This session is for web administrators from community agencies who will be responsible for their partner pages and event information. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 09:00 - 12:00

AXIS Career Services
10 Smithville Cres.
St. John's, NL

Pre-employment Skills Development Training for immigrants seeking an entry level position in their chosen field.