Overview

Welcome to iTeachnology™: online employability and technology training for women. 

This program is designed to help women learn about computer technology, and how to apply that knowledge when looking for careers.

iTeachnology™ courses are designed to be used with the help of an instructor or facilitator, but you can also explore the lessons on your own.

To begin, click on any of the course links below.

    Available courses

    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  
    تزود أسايات تكنولوجيا المعلومات المتعلمين بالمهارات التقنية التي من شأنها أن توسع فرصهم للحصول على مزيد من التعليم والدخول إلى سوق العمل

    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  
    تزود أسايات تكنولوجيا المعلومات المتعلمين بالمهارات التقنية التي من شأنها أن توسع فرصهم للحصول على مزيد من التعليم والدخول إلى سوق العمل

    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  







    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  

    Career Connections is a unique pre-employment program designed for women who are underemployed, unemployed or facing obstacles to find work in Canada or Ottawa, in particular.






    Re-visioned Career Connections

    Career Connections Outline 2022

    Week

    Topic

    Content

    Outcomes

    Resources/to develop?

    1

    Induction

    • Intros

    • iTeachnology intro

    • Program goals

    • Get to know each other

    • Understand iTeachnology

    • Have goals set for the program

    • Create goal setting document (SMART?)

    • Jamboard

    2

    Transferrable Skills

    Guest speaker?



    3

    Soft skills

    Personality test?

    • Recognize their own transferable skills

    • Have concrete examples of them

    • Need to find online!

    4

    Looking for work: internet

    • Basics of internet searches

    • Job searches, platforms

    • Understand how to navigate the internet safely and effectively

    • Understand how to do a job search

    • Understand different websites/platforms for searching

    • Look at current resources

    • Specific websites

    5

    Social Media/ Networking 

    • Platforms

    • How to

    • References

    • Guest speaker?

    • Understand the different social media sites for different networking and job search needs

    • Set up a LinkedIn profile

    • Understand how to look for work and leverage networks in your job search

    • Understand reference etiquette

    • Look at current resources

    6

    • Presentation skills

    • Elevator pitch/brand

    • Learn the basics of presentation skills, in the context of job searching and networking

    • Learn what an elevator pitch is and write one

    • Practice elevator pitch

    • iMentor presentation?

    7

    Cover letters and online application forms

    • Cover letters

    • Learn what needs to be in a cover letter

    • Write a cover letter

    Cover letter template

    8

    • Cover letters reviewed

    • Online application forms - review and examples 

    • Get feedback on cover letter, make changes

    • Understand the different kinds of application forms and questions, and have strategies to answer them

    • Develop Google Form as practice?

    9

    Resumes

    • Resume writing techniques

    • Write resume 

    • Review goals

    • Understand what needs to be in a resume

    • Understand about proper formatting, content, stylistic choices

    • Complete draft of resume

    • Resume template

    • Bad resume example?

    • Goal setting sheet

    • LinkedIn resume builder

    10

    • Review resume, make changes


    11

    Interviews

    Guest Accenture



    12

    Teach

    • Interviews changing:

      • Pre-screening, videos beforehand

      • Group interviews

    • Revisit presentation skills

    • Understand how interviews have changed, and about new types of interviews as well as pre-screening questions

    • Think up answers to some general questions 

    STAR technique worksheet

    13

    Practice

    • By the end of the session, learners will have practiced with each other and will feel more confident 


    14

    Starting a new job

    • Workplace culture

    • What to expect

    • Communication skills

    • Teamwork

    • Understand what it can be like to start a new job

    • Dos and don’ts of new job

    • Understand about workplace culture (with bit specifically on Canadian workplace culture for newcomers)

    Different resources for each group - newcomers, young people, indigenous etc

    15

    Entrepreneurship

    Guest - Invest ottawa

    Reham/iNSPIRE



    16

    Wrap up & graduation

    Any last questions

    Review goals

    Complete any outstanding work

    Graduation

    n/a






    Career Connections is a unique pre-employment program designed for women who are underemployed, unemployed or facing obstacles to find work in Canada or Ottawa, in particular.






    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  

    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  

    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  







    Career Connections is a unique pre-employment program designed for women who are underemployed, unemployed or facing obstacles to find work in Canada or Ottawa, in particular.






    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  







    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  
    تزود أسايات تكنولوجيا المعلومات المتعلمين بالمهارات التقنية التي من شأنها أن توسع فرصهم للحصول على مزيد من التعليم والدخول إلى سوق العمل

    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  







    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  

    Career Connections is a unique pre-employment program designed for women who are underemployed, unemployed or facing obstacles to find work in Canada or Ottawa, in particular.






    Career Connections is a unique pre-employment program designed for women who are underemployed, unemployed or facing obstacles to find work in Canada or Ottawa, in particular.






    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  

    Welcome to this course, in which we accomplish the following"

    • Course outcome 1
    • Course outcome 2
    • Course outcome 3

    If you have any questions, contact your instructor at xyz@gmail.com 













    ICT Foundations provides learners with technology skills that will expand their opportunities to attain further education and enter the workforce.  







    Career Connections is a unique pre-employment program designed for women who are underemployed, unemployed or facing obstacles to find work in Canada or Ottawa, in particular.