Learning from Practice is a series of stories that highlights an approach, its benefits to the client and employer, and lessons learned.
Celebrating Employment Success During Disability Employment Month in BCSeptember 15th, 2016
In an effort to enhance sector capacity to provide employment services to individuals with complex, multiple disabilities, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI), in collaboration with Community Living BC (CLBC), is pleased to present three stories that … Continue reading
Learning from Practice: The Job Developer’s Resource NetworkNovember 28th, 2013
If one thinks of an Employment Services Centre in terms of a business model, then Job Developers can be thought of as the Sales and Marketing Team.
Introducing the BC Centre for Employment ExcellenceOctober 31st, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (the Centre) is an independent research and knowledge sharing organization whose mission is to coordinate the best and emerging evidence about employment practices, programs and policy, and to disseminate and promote research into practice … Continue reading
Getting “Canadian Experience” Through MAPLE 2.0August 29th, 2013
Professional newcomers to Canada face a Catch-22 situation: They can’t get a job in their profession without Canadian experience and they can’t get Canadian experience because they can’t get a job.
Learning from Practice: Recipe for Success – The SASET Culinary Arts ProgramMay 29th, 2013
In this episode of Learning From Practice, we profile a special culinary arts program offered to Aboriginal students by Stó:Lō Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training, or SASET.
Learning from Practice: Working Around the BarriersApril 25th, 2013
How do people get jobs or training when they live in isolated areas, when there are no employment centres, no easy access to this kind of support in their community, when limited internet access prevents even the kind of online … Continue reading
Learning from Practice: WorkBC – Working with the Employment Program of BCApril 2nd, 2013
One year ago today, on April 2, 2012, the route to finding a job in British Columbia changed dramatically.
Learning from Practice: “Nature’s Physician”January 7th, 2013
This is the next story in our series Learning from Practice. Discover how Gastown Vocational Services takes an interdisciplinary approach to support people with mental health challenges.
Learning from Practice: Finding the Right FitNovember 27th, 2012
This is the first story in our new series, Learning from Practice, about how customized employment helped one young girl and one caring employer.