Tannis Goddard presents at the IAEVG Jiva conference in India

October 2010

Tannis was invited to present a conference workshop entitled: "Online narratives as a reflective career guidance process: Using web-spaces to story career identity". A copy of her powerpoint presentation can be found here.

Tannis also presented as part of a thematic symposium with Dr. Tristram Hooley and Dr. Jenny Brimrose from the UK examining the role of the career guidance professional in the use of online career services. 

Below are the paper and powerpoint associated with Tannis' presentation, "Online career counselling: Developing a pedagogy for e-career learning".



Industry Focus: Futures in Education

January 2010

The Burnaby Employment Resource Centre and the BC Labour Market Report present:

Futures in EDUCATION: Panel discussion on careers in the classroom
Thursday, March 4th, 2010, 1.00 - 3.00 pm
Michael J. Fox Theatre, 7373 MacPherson Ave. Burnaby, BC
View a map and directions

Join us to get the experts' perspective on working in BC schools, pre-schools, colleges and universities!

Click here for more information

Skills Connect for Immigrants Program Continues To Serve Newcomers

October 2009

The Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development has recently awarded new Skills Connect for Immigrants Program contracts across B.C. The goal of Skills Connect is to assist skilled immigrants secure jobs that fully utilize their international qualifications and work experience. 

Training Innovations is pleased to announce that it is one of the successful contractors chosen by the Ministry.

For the past three years, Training Innovations has delivered Skills Connect services through the ASPECT IMMPowerBC program. With this new agreement, Training Innovations will improve and expand its services to assist skilled immigrants living in Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Richmond, North Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler.

Through a formal partnership with Vancouver Community College, the new services will feature improved access to language training as well as links to local employers.

For more information please contact 604-298-4720, local 278, or toll free 1-866-298-4757, local 278.

Training Innovations to Assist National Research Firm

October 2009

Training Innovations has signed an agreement with the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation to design and develop an online career intervention for their upcoming Career Motion demonstration project. This web-based solution will be powered by Training Innovations' e-Volve Learning Technology.

The Career Motion project will measure the effects of the online intervention and the use of labour market information by project participants. Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is providing funding for the research. This controlled experiment will contribute valuable information about the use and impact of e-career services. Training Innovations is thrilled to be part of this important work.

New Employee Training Program for Small Businesses

August 2009

The ASPECT Small Business Employee Training Program is focused on helping small businesses grow the potential of their lower-skilled workers by providing access to government-funded training courses that are tailored to the needs of small business.

Training Innovations is pleased to deliver this program to eligible businesses in Burnaby, Vancouver, North Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler. Eligible businesses have less than 50 employees and have "growth employees" that would benefit from skills training. A growth employee is someone that does not have a high school diploma, or has a high school diploma but lacks accreditation or essential skills.

Training Innovations will work with employers to assess individual employee needs and develop a plan to access skills training. Each employee is eligible to receive up to $900 for training courses.

To learn more about this program please contact Nicole Cannon, Service Delivery Manager at 604.298.4720, ext 227 or via email at: ASBETP@training-innovations.com