CVA DACUM TRAINING CALENDAR 2022
DACUM I Training Module : DACUM Analysis Facilitator
DACUM I : Facilitateur d’analyses DACUM
21 to 25 March in Calgary, Alberta
9 to 13 May. Virtual, in French
12 to 16 September. Virtual, in English
14 to 18 November, in Toronto, Ontario
DACUM II Training Module: DACUM and CBT Programme Development Facilitator
DACUM II : Facilitateur de développement de programmes de formation par compétence25 to 29 April. Virtual, in English
17 to 21 October in Calgary, Alberta, in English
22 to 26 November in Montréal, Québec. Virtual, in French
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ARTICLES and PAPERS
Canada. Deciphering the skills we need for the new world of work
Canada. Developing a dashboard for faculty development in competency-based training programs: a design-based research project
Canada. Mapping Canada’s Training Ecosystem: Much Needed and Long Overdue
Canada needs a comprehensive information system to link training, skills and jobs. This paper is a call to action for employers, training providers and government agencies of all levels to work together to lay the foundation of a robust pan-Canadian mapping of training and employment opportunities.
Source: IRPP – Institute for Research on Public Policy
Reviving the art of apprenticeship to unlock continuous skill development
Postpandemic skill gaps need filling, and formal learning alone won’t do the trick. Scaling the lost art of one-on-one learning can make the difference.
Source: McKinsey Learning from the Past: The Evolution of Vocational Education
While many of the high school career and technical education (CTE) programs of today have evolved since the vocational education “wood shop” classes of the 1970s, some students and their parents remain skeptical of work-oriented education.
Source: MDRC – Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation
Canada. Skills Training That Works: Lessons from Demand-Driven Approaches
The postpandemic economic recovery critically depends on whether the thousands of Canadians who have been laid off are able to regain employment. However, there is still a great deal of skepticism about the effectiveness of government-provided training for unemployed and underemployed workers.
Source: IRPP – Institute for Research on Public Policy Canada. Skills Development in the North: An Ecosystem Shaped by Distinct Challenges
Leaders and policy-makers must understand how the differences in the North affect the ability of Northern skills ecosystems to respond to change and how their distinct features impact the provision of skills to Indigenous workers.
En français. Canada.
See also. Canada/Manitoba. Skills development in northern mining regions: lessons from Manitoba
Source: Future Skills Centre Canada. Competency Frameworks and Canada’s Essential Skills
Whether it’s new technology or global events driving the pace of change, Canadians are being asked to adapt in the workplace. Canada needs an essential skill framework that includes and looks beyond simple literacy and numeracy. It needs to include the ‘soft skills’ that industry leaders say are key to success and other essential skills that will help Canadians adapt, no matter what comes their way.
En français. Canada. Cadre des compétences et compétences essentielles du Canada
Source: PPF – Public Policy Forum
Europe. Analysing and comparing VET qualifications
Shifting Paradigms: Understanding Institutional Perspectives on Microcredentialing
This research highlights the perspectives of institutional leaders on the value and place of alternative credentials. It also highlights the obstacles standing in the way of scale and growth.
Source: Modern CampusInnovating technical and vocational education and training: A framework for institutions
This practical guide provides a systematic, institution-wide, measurable and evidence-based methodology that enables TVET institutions to streamline innovation into their strategic planning, products and services, ecosystem engagement, and teaching and learning processes.
En français. Innovation dans l’enseignement et la formation techniques et professionnels: un cadre pour les institutions
Source: UNESCO-UNEVOCNew qualifications and competencies for future-oriented TVET
The three volumes cater to the diverse needs of TVET-related institutions
Volume 1. TVET governance: steering collective action
Volume 2. TVET advocacy: ensuring multi-stakeholder participation
Volume 3. TVET delivery: providing innovative solutions
Canada. National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021
Canada. Career Influencers
Source of support to policy makers and education and training providers.
Source: Cedefop – European Centre for the Development of Vocational TrainingRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Learning Package
This learning package describes the key building blocks of a well-functioning and inclusive RPL system, and offers a wealth of case studies and examples of how different countries have approached this endeavour.
En français. La validation des acquis de l’experience (VAE): Kit de formation
Source: ILO – International Labour OrganizationCompetency-Based Training: A Guide to Achieving Your Organization’s Strategic Goals
Competency-based training should be an important part of any great employee development program. Simply put, competency-based training is a learning model where employees must reach a certain level of knowledge and skill on a particular topic before advancing to the next task.
Source: Training Magazine Network
Promoting Social Cohesion and Peaceful Coexistence in Fragile Contexts through TVET – Guide for TVET practitioners
This Guide aims to strengthen the skills development policies and programmes in peacebuilding efforts through inclusive learning methodologies and the training of relevant core skills.
En français. Promouvoir la cohésion sociale et la coexistence pacifique dans les situations de fragilité grâce à l’Enseignement et Formation Techniques et Professionnels (EFTP) – Guide destiné aux professionnels de l’EFTP
Source: ILO – International Labour OrganizationTraining Manual on TVET Curriculum Development Ensuring 21st Century Skills
Guiding document to plan, prepare, and implement this program for trainers who are involved in occupational analysis and curriculum development fields. This program is extremely important for those who wish to learn the techniques on how to integrate different components like greening skills, entrepreneurship skills, IR 4.0 etc. in to the TVET curriculum apart from 21st century skills.
Source: Colombo Plan Staff College