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Risk Management Training: improve organizational readiness at managing crisis using scenario-based planning

About the Course Improve your organizational readiness! The global crisis due to the coronavirus has highlighted the importance for small and medium-sized organizations (SMO) to adopt risk management strategies. While the pandemic has been with us for a while, it...
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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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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 RBM concepts, how RBM can be applied and provides participants with hands-on practise using basic RBM tools. This course is out-of-this world as it uses gamification, storytelling and a science-fiction theme...
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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

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Risk Training: Module 2

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Risk Training: Module 1

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Putting Feminist MEAL into Practice: Training video

How to apply feminist principles to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) practice? How does the empowerment of women translate to project monitoring? Using feminist approaches to MEAL could increase access to knowledge and consequently, it could be a powerful tool to transform unequal power relations. This learning session involved presentations from Oxfam Canada, Plan Canada and MEDA.

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RBM 101: Practicing Results-Based Management: Sneak Peek Video

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RBM 101: An Introductory Course – Exclusive Intergalactic Interview

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Engaging people virtually on your global issue: Strategy and Narratives

In collaboration with Elena Mejía Julca, this presentation was given as part of the training of the 2020 Youth Champion Leader program. The objective was to share general principles and concrete experiences around advocacy and youth engagement on global issues.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – MEL Design​ Worksheet

In collaboration with Salanga, this worksheet helps to guide decisions around what are the key data sources, what methods are the most efficient / suitable to capture data from these sources, and what approach we should consider in the next stage of proposal development.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Community-led Data Collection Video

Module 3: Community-led Data Collection Video of the National Training focuses on community-led approaches that can keep catalyzing positive behaviour of people beyond the time frame and scope of a project.

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Video

Module 4: Technology for Data Collection Video the National Training focuses Technology for data collection including analyzing and reporting results and examples of how technology can support data collection

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Video

Module 1: Planning for Data Collection​ of the National Training goes over the planning stages within a project cycle for data collection

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Making Data Collection Meaningful – Module: Gender-Sensitive and Feminist Data Collection Video

Module 2 of the National Training goes over the gender-responsive spectrum and differences between gender and feminist approaches for data collection.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Video 1 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Within Module 3 participants can develop crisis management practices (protocol, standard operating procedures and contingency plan).

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Video 2 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Within Module 3 participants can develop crisis management practices (protocol, standard operating procedures and contingency plan).

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 3: Effective Crisis Management (Video 3 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Within Module 3 participants can develop crisis management practices (protocol, standard operating procedures and contingency plan).

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Video 1 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 2 allow participants to learn how to perform a risk analysis and determine mitigation strategies.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Video 2 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 2 allow participants to learn how to perform a risk analysis and determine mitigation strategies.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 2: Risk Analysis (Video 3 of 3)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas, offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 2 allow participants to learn how to perform a risk analysis and determine mitigation strategies.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Video 1 of 2)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 1 goes over the course training, risk taxonomy, legal obligations and how to operationalize risk management.

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Risk Analysis & Contingency Plans – Module 1: Risk Management (Video 2 of 2)

Spur Change in collaboration with Aleas offered this training to better equip Canadian SMOs in the international cooperation and development sector with risk management and contingency plans development. Module 1 goes over the course training, risk taxonomy, legal obligations and how to operationalize risk management.