Canadian Indigenous Culture Training - Truth and Reconciliation Edition

This edition has been designed in accordance with the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action (2015) and includes information about the history and legacy of residential schools, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Treaties and Indigenous rights, Indigenous law, and Indigenous-Crown relations. This course has been developed by the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute of Canada.

Cultural Awareness in Youth Sport

Sport offers many opportunities to meet people and learn about various cultures. This course on Cultural Awareness in Youth Sport examines the basic concept of culture and provides sport leaders with practical ways to model cultural awareness to youth players.

Diversity and Inclusion Training for Volunteers

Volunteers are the public face of community events, non-profit organizations, and the corporate sponsors that support those events and organizations. Volunteer workforces should be diverse and inclusive, and every volunteer should feel safe, respected, and appreciated at all times. This course educates volunteer workers about acceptable and unacceptable attitudes and behaviours, how to respond appropriately, and their role in supporting a respectful, productive volunteer environment.

Effective Board Governance

This course was designed to educate volunteers who serve on a board of a non-profit organization. Typically, organizations have staff (paid or volunteer) who report to an administrator who reports to the board of directors. This course uses examples and scenarios from that type of organizational structure. For those who serve on a board for organizations structured differently, not all examples and scenarios in the course will be directly applicable, however the key lessons of the modules and concepts are transferable. It is recommended that all board members under go an orientation for their roles and responsibilities. This training contains video scenarios and interactive exercises to enforce key concepts.

Effective Communication

This program examines the way we communicate, the factors that influence communication and the increasing role of the Internet and electronic communications in the volunteer sector.

Introduction to Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity

This course has been designed to help you create fun, safe, positive, and developmentally appropriate quality sport and physical literacy experiences for people of all ages and abilities.

Introduction to Physical Literacy

Front-line physical activity workers will be introduced to the concept of physical literacy, and be able to identify the key elements of a supportive physical literacy environment.

Movement Preparation Part 1

Develop an understanding of why physical literacy is important and how by using physical literacy movement preparation as a warm-up effectively, it can increase the durability and performance of athletes while decreasing their risk of injury.

Movement Preparation Part 2 (Soccer)

Become familiar with the physical literacy movement preparation program specific to soccer including each of the five components and detailed explanations regarding the proper execution and progression of each exercise to increase athlete durability and performance while decreasing the risk of injury.

Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers

This program examines the challenges facing volunteer-based organizations that must recruit, train and retain volunteers. It describes the 7-step approach to orientation/training and details the elements which apply to any system of properly administering the volunteer application process through to placement. Also, it focuses on the orientation process and discusses the role of technology in training/orientation.

Risk Management in Sport

Risk Management in Sport defines risk management, explains why effective risk management is necessary, and provides a practical description of the risk management process as it applies to sport organizations.

Social Emotional Learning for Educators

The course is for teachers, educational assistants and school support staff to increase knowledge of behavioural and cognitive skills related to character education, youth development, and behaviour. This course will provide an introduction to social emotional learning with a focus on the 5 core competencies, unconscious bias and how best to integrate this learning into your practice.

Stepping Stones to Indigenous Sport and Physical Activity Participation

The Stepping Stones to Indigenous Sport and Physical Activity Participation eLearning course has been designed for coaches and sport leaders to increase your knowledge of the stages of the Indigenous Long-Term Participant Development Pathway and enhance your ability to run developmentally and holistically appropriate programs for Indigenous participants and athletes.

Welcome to Canada: Engaging Newcomers in Sport and Physical Activity

Newcomers to Canada require an individualized approach to enhance their own level of physical literacy through quality, stage-appropriate experiences. This course explores the barriers newcomers face to participation and solutions to address those barriers.