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Risk Management Training 2023: Improve organizational readiness at managing crises using scenario-based planning

About the Course The environment in which organizations operate is constantly changing. In order to equip Canadian SMOs, the Spur Change program, in collaboration with Aléas, is offering training on Organizational Risk Management. One of the lessons learned from the...
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Risk Management Training 2021: improve organizational readiness at managing crisis using scenario-based planning

Please note that the most recent version of this course was offered in November 2023 and is available in the link below: Risk Management 2023 About the Course Improve your organizational readiness! The global crisis due to the coronavirus has...
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Project Implementation Plan (PIP) Training

August 2021 - This four-week intensive workshop organized by Spur change in collaboration with Small Shop Big Impact was a practical hands-on experience for participants to dive deeper into the process of developing a Project Implementation Plan (PIP). This online...
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Gender Learning Series: Session 1

About the Series In 2020 and 2021, Spur Change will host a series of practical, hands-on and peer-to-peer learning opportunities to strengthen the the capacity of Canadian SMOs to integrate a gender/feminist approach into their activities. Sector champions will share...
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National Training: Making Data Collection Meaningful – Self-Learning

In September 2020, Spur Change relaunched the training Making Data Collection Meaningful*. This two weeks intensive workshop organized by Spur Change, in collaboration with the Inter-Council Network (ICN) members, Salanga and ZENDialogue, was a practical hands-on experience for participants to...
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PSEA Code of Conduct to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Violence

On August 28, 2019, AQOCI, the ICN, and Spur Change organized a webinar on Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse / Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence. Objectives: - Present the requirements of Global Affairs Canada - Create a space for...
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Building Equity: Resource Mobilization for Impact

Course Overview The goal of the Building Equity training program is to build capacity and confidence to develop a diversified, ethical, and equity-centred fundraising and resource mobilization strategy. The version of the course accessible here, includes a series of online,...
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I’m a Global Citizen

This new Share&Learn session is dedicated to primary and secondary teachers interested in Global Citizenship Education (GCE) for the beginning of the school year 2023-2024. 🗺️ What: In this session, Marie-Catherine Thouin presents tools developed by Spur Change to use in the classroom,...
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Teacher Share & Learn Series – On Advocacy by Teachers

About this session In collaboration with CoDevelopment Canada, Spur Change is pleased to offer a new session of the Share & Learn Series dedicated to primary and secondary teachers interested in Global Citizenship. In this session, Mercedes Martinez retold the...
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Spur Change 2023 SMO Report

Small and medium-sized organizations (SMOs) have long played a critical role within Canada’s international cooperation landscape. The ability of SMOs to emerge and thrive in many ways is contingent upon the environment within which they are established. An environment with...
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Unit 3 | Explore Innovations

Course Navigation Unit 3 Course Overview Introduction https://youtu.be/J12gQJjxV8Y Transcription: Intro to Explore Innovations Change the Game Academy To get yourself situated, head over to Change the Game Academy (CtGA) and complete Advanced Techniques for Local Fundraising. This module describes 11...
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Unit 2 | Part B: Strong Relations with Your Donors

Course Navigation Unit 2: Part A Unit 2: Part B Course Overview Unit 3 Part B Introduction https://youtu.be/oRZhHbNkxlo Transcription: Intro to Strong Relations with your Donors Change the Game Academy To get yourself situated, head over to Change the Game...
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Unit 2 | Part A: Mobilizing Communications

Course Navigation Unit 2: Part A Unit 2: Part B Course Overview Part A Introduction https://youtu.be/1SYw9n-4YbQ Transcription: Intro to Mobilizing Communications Change the Game Academy To get yourself situated, head over to Change the Game Academy (CtGA) and complete Module...
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Unit 1 | Part B: Fundraising Team and Techniques

Course Navigation Unit 1: Part A Unit 1: Part B Course Overview Unit 2: Part A Part B Introduction https://youtu.be/Rnb2-KjwUN4 Transcription: Intro to Fundraising Team and Techniques Change the Game Academy To get yourself situated, head over to Change the...
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Unit 1 | Part A: Introduction to Fundraising

Course Navigation Unit 1: Part A Unit 1: Part B Course Overview Part A Introduction https://youtu.be/8YXEmzkz98w Intro Video Transcript (PDF) Change the Game Academy To get yourself situated, head over to Change the Game Academy (CtGA) and complete Module 1:...
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Spur Change 2022 SMO Report

In the last two years, Canadian small and medium-sized organizations (SMOs) have had to significantly adapt to the changing context of the unfolding pandemic. While some organizations struggled to shift in this fast-paced changing reality, others thrived and exhibited impressive...
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Spur Change 2021 SMO Report

2020 was an unprecedented year for the world and for the international cooperation sector. COVID-19 affected all operational parts of SMOs, but Spur Change commissioned a study to see how SMOs have adapted and shown resilience in the face of...
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RBM 201 An intermediate course on results-based management

About the Course Strengthen your capacities in Results-Based Management! RBM 201 contributes to a better understanding of RBM through application of the concepts learned during RBM 101 Practising Results-Based Management: An Introductory Course.  Originally offered in partnership with each provincial...
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Teacher Share & Learn Series – When Awareness Rhymes with Playfulness

About this session Would you like to use a real-life example to potentially develop a game to educate your students about various global issues? This session of the Share & Learn series is for you! Through participation in this workshop,...
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Teacher Share & Learn Series – Fostering Empathy and Design Thinking with the SDGs

About this session Do you want to empower your students to see themselves as changemakers who can find solutions to problems in their lives and communities? Find the webinar below and discover how to use the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals to...
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Teacher Share & Learn Series – Harnessing Literature’s Potential

About this session In this session, panelists shared their experiences, challenges, and discoveries in teaching diverse works of literature that ignite the hearts, imaginations, and expressions of compassion in students. You ought to come away with a deeper understanding of...
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Teacher Share & Learn Series

About the Series Starting October 2021, Spur Change hosted a Share & Learn Series on Global Citizenship, acting as the ultimate opportunity for primary and secondary educators to learn on how to engage youth as effective global citizens, and advocates...
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Teacher Share & Learn Series – Gender Equity in the Classroom

About this session This session was co-facilitated by Amy Bosche, Education Program Coordinator with SCIC, and Jaclyn Roach, Teacher with Regina Public Schools. This session guided teachers in understanding what gender equity is, how it relates to issues in their...
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Global Citizenship Education in Online and Hybrid Classrooms

This pedagogical guide for educators is organized around three parts. The first part covers the definitions, approaches and foundations of global citizenship education. The second part discusses education as a lever for sustainable development and ecological justice. The last part...
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RBM 101 Practicing Results-Based Management: An Introductory Course

About the course This self-paced eLearning course covers basic Results-Based Management (RBM) concepts, how it can be applied, and provides participants with hands-on practice using some key RBM tools. This course is out-of-this world as it uses gamification, storytelling and...
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Gender Learning Series: Session 2

About the Series In 2020 and 2021, Spur Change will host a series of practical, hands-on and peer-to-peer learning opportunities to strengthen the the capacity of Canadian SMOs to integrate a gender/feminist approach into their activities. Sector champions will share...
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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans

The global pandemic crisis has put small and medium organizations (SMO)s under significant stress. As they continue to adapt and take control of the current situation, they must use different crisis management tools to limit the consequences of their international...
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Youth Champions Program: Introduction

Introduction session to launch the Youth Champions Program (YCP) which will offer tailored subject matter, skills training, support, opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and mentorship to SMOs and youth, who will then collaborate to plan and implement 5 public engagement opportunities...
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Spur Change 2020 SMO Report

Assessing the capacity building needs and knowledge gaps of Canadian Small and Medium Organizations (SMOs), and appropriate learning methods Spur Change is thrilled to launch its first SMO report addressing questions about the capacity building and knowledge sharing needs of...
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Micro-Learning Sessions on Baseline Survey

A baseline survey is a study that is done at the beginning of a project to collect information on the status of a subject before any type of intervention can affect it. These micro-learning sessions have been designed to provide...
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Risk Training: Module 3