Workshop Series

Niagara College’s Institute for Global Education and Training Workshop Series – May/June 2024

The NC’s Institute for Global Education and Training is hosting a free virtual workshop series where our experts will help you explore a diverse range of topics to assist institutions thrive in a rapidly changing world. Don’t miss this opportunity and please share with your colleagues who may be interested in joining.

All sessions are scheduled in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) / Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) -4 and will run for 1 hour.

Workshop Schedule

Date(s) and TimesWorkshop TitleWorkshop Description
Tuesday, May 14
9 am & 7 pm
Institute Kick-Off Lessons Learned in Postsecondary Educational LeadershipIn this engaging workshop, we delve into the journey of intentional and transformational leadership within the dynamic landscape of post-secondary education. We will explore practical insights, global lessons, and some of the personal stories that empower leaders to navigate challenges effectively. The concepts of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, as well as Immigration Trends will be examined as we seek to help leaders in education navigate the intricacies of the time.
Tuesday, May 21
9 am & 7 pm
Gender & Social Inclusion: An IntroductionJoin us for an empowering session in the Gender and Social Inclusion Leadership Program, where you will gain a comprehensive understanding of strategic leadership practices essential for promoting gender equality and social inclusion within organizations. Led by an expert facilitator from Niagara College’s Institute for Global Education and Training, this session will explore fundamental principles and high-impact tools necessary to cultivate inclusive environments. Participants will receive practical advice to equip them with the knowledge and skills to lead transformative change within their organization and beyond.
Tuesday, May 28
9 am & 7 pm
Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Igniting your Creativity!During this session, you will explore how to ignite your creativity as your explore your entrepreneurial passion. Learning how to execute a great business idea, through creativity tools, helps to bring an emerging entrepreneur one step closer to realizing a dream. Those teaching individuals in small business development and entrepreneurship will be ideal participants for this session.
Tuesday, June 4th
9 am & 7 pm
Exploring Centres of Excellence in Applied ResearchResearch and Innovation is critical in today’s rapidly changing world. TVET and post-secondary educational institutions are focal points where research and innovation activities can make a big impact on economic and social development within their respective communities. Research and innovation can also increase employability of graduates and contribute to the professional development of the teaching faculty. In this session participants will be introduced to research and innovation frameworks that make for success in the postsecondary setting based on Niagara College’s award-winning model, including practical delivery strategies as well as organizational and cultural strategies. The facilitator has experience creating national level innovation centres from the beginning steps through to maturity and will have strategic and tactical advice for new centre development or continuous improvement.
Tuesday, June 11
9 am & 7 pm
Teaching & Learning in the 21st CenturyGet a taste of the Pedagogical Excellence Program’s transformative potential, by exploring key strategies to enhance your teaching skills. Dive into understanding the modern-day learner, discover effective techniques for integrating technology, and explore approaches for fostering inclusive and student-centered classrooms. Gain practical insights into crafting interactive lessons and managing classroom dynamics and be inspired and equipped with actionable tools to elevate your teaching practice.
Tuesday, June 18
9 am & 7 pm
Global Human Resources Leadership: Developing a Culture of Excellenceo Dive into understanding the modern-day learner, discover effective techniques for integrating technology, and explore approaches for fostering inclusive and student-centered classrooms.
Tuesday, June 25
9 am & 7 pm
Integrating Sustainability Practices within your Organizationo Gain practical insights into crafting interactive lessons and managing classroom dynamics and be inspired and equipped with actionable tools to elevate your teaching practice.

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