Hive Mind: Engaging the Public for the Greater Good
Hive Mind is designed as an introductory online course for practitioners who would like to explore the key concepts of public engagement, boost their ability to connect with stakeholders in their communities and learn how to build effective partnerships. The course will provide practical tools for animating the community and connecting with your target audience, with a special focus on reaching students and youth. Hive Mind is a flexible, go at your own pace, online program that takes roughly 20 hours to complete. A certificate is offered upon course completion. Learn more here.
Financing for Development: Unlocking Investment Opportunities
The World Bank Group (WBG) is launching a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Financing for Development: Unlocking Investment Opportunities” on March 1, 2017. Register for this free course.
Over the four-week course, participants will engage expert practitioners and each other, to learn about new approaches as well as some of the WBG’s new initiatives currently being considered to finance the sustainable development agenda. Key concepts, terminology, sources of development finance, the need to use Official Development Assistance (ODA) in catalytic ways, the role of the private finance and innovative financing solutions will be covered.
Participants can opt for one of two tracks – general awareness (4-6 hours per week) or specialist (6-8 hours per week). Materials will be available 24/7, so participants can set their own pace and go online whenever it is most convenient. The course is free and no prior knowledge is required.
CRA Regulations and the Political Activities of Charities
In November 2016, the Inter-Council Network conducted a webinar in response to a CRA consultation on the political activities of Canadian charities, featuring input from John Cameron, Dalhousie University, and Mark Blumber, Blumber Segal LLP.
Inter-Council Network Webinars
Want to discover more exciting webinars on the newest trends, topics and practice in international development? Sign up for the ICN webinar email list.
Solar Technology Workshops
Light Up the World offers training courses and educational workshops in Alberta and Peru on solar technology. Contact us at email@example.com for information about upcoming workshop dates or if you would like our team to facilitate training or educational workshops for your organization, company, community or school.
Global Citizenship Education: Professional Development
If you are looking for professional development opportunities on global citizenship education, please visit Teacher Resources.
The Power to Decide: The Role of Women in Creating a Sustainable Future
ACGC was pleased to have Dr. Alaa Murabit give our keynote address at ACGC’s Annual Conference in Edmonton in September 2016. Hailing from Saskatchewan, Dr. Murabit is a medical doctor, a UN High-Level Commissioner on Health, Employment & Economic Growth, and one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals Advocates.
Travelling Abroad with Youth: Sample Program Activities
Will you be travelling abroad to a developing country as part of an international service-learning trip or volunteer program? ACGC has compiled a document of sample activities to do with your group both before going abroad and upon your return. Activities contained in this document are samples of activities used by ACGC as part of our Change Your World Leadership tour since 2010.
The Power of Storytelling: Workshop
In spring 2014, guest speaker Zane Hamm shared tools, resources and processes to help organizations achieve social change by crafting a strong public narrative. Participants left with a greater understanding of how stories empower organizations to increase fundraising, stakeholder engagement and volunteer retention.