CSC partnered with the Ontario Education Services Corporation and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association to develop video-based training modules to help Ontario schools meet AODA requirements, 2005.
CSC partnered with the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario to develop French and English training and resources to meet requirements of Section 7 of the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation under the Accessibility for Ontario with Disabilities Act.
In partnership with the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, CSC developed an innovative 20-minute e-learning training module in both English and French to promote an understanding of and compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
OPS VIDEO TRAINING
We partnered with the Ministry of Government Services to produce a series of Ontario Public Service accessibility training videos. These videos are intended to help in-house staff members meet the accessible customer service standard requirements as they work with the public across the province.
CSC developed online training for Emergency Management Ontario to teach first responders how to better service people with disabilities, allowing emergency responders to fulfill their part of the legislative AODA requirement.
From newly regulated industries to custom program creation, we help establish the pieces needed for professional learning.
CSC developed a mandatory safety program for Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (TCMP-A) practitioners in Ontario and British Columbia. We also created a bank of assessment questions for the course and are the third party agency responsible for administering the test in Ontario and have tested over 3000 candidates.
Environmental Careers Organization Canada
CSC assisted ECO Canada in developing a national accreditation system for post secondary environmental programs. Our services focussed on the refinement and validation of the competency framework; and accreditation criteria to be used in evaluating curriculum taught in Canadian college and university environmental programs.
CSC is the third party agency named by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) - Private Institutions Branch to evaluate proposed curriculum for massage therapy programs. Organizations submit their programs to CSC for evaluation when they apply to MTCU for licensing. CSC's trained evaluators review the submission and prepare a written report with recommendations for MTCU. The CSC trained evaluators are guided by standards/criteria that reflect the competencies recognized by the profession's regulated body (College of Massage Therapists of Ontario).
CSC worked with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO), a body that regulates the practice in this field to ensure that safe, effective, appropriate, and ethical services are available to the public. This work involved in developing PLAR evaluation tools based on the sets of core entry-level competencies and establishing a model process for conducting fair, transparent, and efficient evaluations of grandparented practitioners. CSC also developed a detailed strategy for conducting the PLAR process for the grandparented candidates, including the registration packages, case study assessments, an evaluator's training manual, and an evaluator training process package. CSC is currently the third party agency responsible for implementing the above detailed PLAR process and reporting to the CTCMPAO on the success or non-success of candidates in completing the PLAR.
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
CSC provided consultation services for the Task Groups established by the Transitional Council as they developed and refined a framework for the review and recognition of education and training programs, and a grand-parenting model for evaluating applicants based on the core competency requirements for meeting the recognized standards of practice.
From small projects to comprehensive visioning programs we provide engaging learning resources to meet the needs of audiences.
In collaboration with the Privacy Information Management (PIM) Taskforce, we produced 16 online learning modules, each containing a series of video clips and knowledge checks. These are intended to cultivate an information management culture in Ontario schools that respects privacy, mitigates risk, and promotes public trust and confidence. These training modules provide users with resources to support privacy and information management. They are ideal learning tools for administrators, teachers, parents, and students.
Leading Student Achievement: Networks for Learning. We have been working with Ontario Principal’s councils and the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat to support the Leading Student Achievement (LSA) project since 2005. A member of the provincial LSA steering committee, we act as the technology champion, providing knowledge mobilization services including online training, instructional videos, interactive web conferences, live symposium videotaping and a moderated online professional learning network with over 2,500 active members.
From leadership training to small business management, training is a crucial step in continuous improvement, growth, and success.
The Business Plan Wizard e-learning resource is recommended to support curriculum topics in Business Studies and Guidance and Career Education at the secondary school level. It is also recommended to support the teaching of financial literacy in Grades 7 to 12.CSC evaluated this e-learning resource for the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade / Ontario Ministry of Education (EDU) using our standards specifically designed to asses the quality of web-based learning materials.
Canadian Revenue Agency
CSC conducted a Pan-Canadian curriculum scan and field study then refined two Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) resources on taxes for Canadian schools.
CSC worked with a team from CSAE in identifying the refinements needed to their Executive level courses so they reflected the competencies set forth by the association. We also developed two facilitated certificate level courses available to CSAE staff designed using an instructional model built on competency-based learning outcomes and assessment strategies. We prepared the course work, including comprehensive instructional materials and assessment tools, programmed the courses for online delivery, and produced instructor manuals for both online and face-to-face course delivery.
With the support of the Ontario Public Service (OPS), we developed an e-learning tool to motivate management-level employees to engage in the Talent Management (TM) program. The growing retirement eligibility of members of the OPS make the development of the TM tool especially relevant, as employees are encouraged to take advantage of this unique learning opportunity and develop into the leaders of tomorrow. Through a marketing-inspired approach, the incorporation of various media, and a concise writing style, the TM program has made a unique contribution to the OPS.