The Hub The future of learning webinar series in partnership with the Globe and Mail

The future of learning webinar series in partnership with the Globe and Mail

In participation with the Globe and Mail, Athabasca University has sponsored a series of webcasts looking at online learning in a post-pandemic world.

The webinars aim to offer advice for students, educators, and parents on how to effectively learn online. Below are links to watch the previous webinars and where you can find highlights from past discussions.

 

Business strategy and skills for the new economy

November 10, 2020 webinar

Though uncertainty remains, the possibility of the Canadian and global economies fully returning to pre-pandemic norms are remote. The digital transition has accelerated in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations across all sectors are evaluating their current and future workforces to prepare for a different future.

The Globe and Mail, in partnership with Athabasca University, presents a series of three webcasts focused on skills for the new economy; and strategies for employers to develop these skills and knowledge sets in their workforces through learning and education pathways.

The third event in the series will bring together business and academic leaders to discuss strategies and skills to recover and reposition in the shifting economy.

Register here.

Nov 10 Globe and Mail Panel

Skills and education for the new economy: Creating future-ready workforces

October 27, 2020 webinar

Though uncertainty remains, the possibility of the Canadian and global economies fully returning to pre-pandemic norms are remote. The digital transition has accelerated in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations across all sectors are evaluating their current and future workforces to prepare for a different future.

The Globe and Mail, in partnership with Athabasca University, presents a series of three webcasts focused on skills for the new economy; and strategies for employers to develop these skills and knowledge sets in their workforces through learning and education pathways.

The second event in the series will focus on the role of postsecondary institutions and employers in creating future-ready workforces for the shifting economy.

Watch the recording and read more.

October 27 Globe and Mail webinar

Skills and education for the new economy: Gaps, strengths, and calls to action

October 13, 2020 webinar

Though uncertainty remains, the possibility of the Canadian and global economies fully returning to pre-pandemic norms are remote. The digital transition has accelerated in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations across all sectors are evaluating their current and future workforces to prepare for a different future.

The Globe and Mail, in partnership with Athabasca University, presents a series of webcasts focused on skills for the new economy and strategies for employers to develop these skills and knowledge sets in their workforces through learning and education pathways.

Watch the recording and read more.

October 13 Globe and Mail webinar

Heading in to a virtual semester

May 21, 2020 webinar

Does online postsecondary learning offer the same value proposition as on-campus? The Globe and Mail’s virtual webinar on May 21 explored what a virtual fall semester might mean for students from a cost and access perspective. This event featured AU president Dr. Neil Fassina who focused on how quality is key to online education.

Watch the webinar recording here.

Globe and Webinar panel

Post-secondary education online

May 12, 2020 webinar

Social-distancing measures implemented in March sent post-secondary institutions and students across Canada scrambling to complete their semesters online. Virtual learning will likely continue into the fall so The Globe and Mail hosted a webcast on May 12 to explore the implications for students and educators.

The event, presented in partnership with Athabasca University and featuring AU president Dr. Neil Fassina, covered issues such as the quality of online learning compared to in-person approaches, and how students and educators can best prepare for the fall.

You can watch a recording of the webinar and download our handy guide for online learning tips.

May 12 Globe and Mail webinar

Creating an online learning game plan

April 16, 2020 webinar

As Canadian students move their learning online, there is a multitude of questions about how this will affect students. This webinar aims to answer some of those questions and also provide strategies for both parents and students to ensure success during this transition.

Watch the webinar recording here and download the Home Learning Game Plan.

April 12 Globe and Mail webinar
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  • October 26, 2020