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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.

Job Opportunity
Mar 3 2011

Education Coordinator
Full-Time, Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: March 3, 2011
Salary: $28,000

Planned Parenthood – Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Health Centre is a not-for-profit, pro-choice agency located in St. John’s.  Planned Parenthood provides a broad range of sexual health information, education, and clinical services.  Planned Parenthood is currently seeking to fill the position of Education Coordinator.

Duties include:
Respond to all requests for and deliver Planned Parenthood’s education workshops
Develop new and innovative education programs to meet the needs of youth, adults and professionals
Coordinate Planned Parenthood’s newsletter
Develop and maintain educational...

Job Opportunity
Mar 18 2011

Community Employment Facilitator
Terms of Employment: Full-time (contractual)
Salary: To be discussed
Anticipated Start Date: April 1st, 2011

Skill Requirements: Experience in the field of employment counseling would be considered beneficial. Outreach experience in a community-based setting would also be a definite asset.
Education: Completion of a related post-secondary program or equivalent in related work experience required.

The Community Employment Facilitator will be responsible for providing community and employment services for the Rabbittown Community Centre. Duties and tasks include:

  • Provide career and employment counseling
  • Provide pre-employment and personal management programs/services
  • Provide...
Friday, March 25, 2011 - 09:30 - 11:30

Murphy Centre, Prince Philip Drive Academic Site
1 Prince Philip Drive

Regular Meeting of the CCEPP Advisory Committee. 

Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 09:00 - 16:00

Prince Philip Drive Campus 

Through a partnership with Bow Valley College, College of the North Atlantic is an authorized distributor of TOWES Test Administrator Certification.
TOWES (Test of Workplace Essential Skills) is an effective assessment that accurately measures three essential skills needed for safe and productive employment: reading text, document use, and numeracy. TOWES is significantly different from other skills assessments as test takers must assume the role of a worker and use information imbedded in authentic documents to solve real workplace problems. Some of the documents that you might find in a TOWES test include catalogues, order forms, labels, and schematics. TOWES tests measure reading text, document use and numeracy on a scale that has been linked to the same measurement framework...