Author: Caroline Sparks

  • Check out what’s changed over the summer!

    Next time you visit our Learning Space, you will notice a few changes in the way things look. We are excited about the changes that will make admin stuff a little easier on us all. The biggest change impacts how new users register for an account, how current users manage their account, and how our […]

  • Sharing our learning about technology nationally

    At the beginning of March, I was honoured to have the opportunity to share nationally a little bit about the Recreation North Training Program. Technology for Training: Lessons from rural, remote and Northern communities was part of a ReImagine RREC workshop. ReImagine RREC – Renew, Retool, Engage and Contribute – is a national COVID-19 recovery […]

  • Thank you, BCcampus

    In September, the Recreation North Training Program offered the FLO North course, adapted with permission from BCcampus. Taking FLO Up North: An Adoption Story describes the way in which FLO (Facilitating Learning Online) was adjusted for delivery in Northern community contexts. The Recreation North partnership appreciates the support of BCcampus. For the full story and […]

  • Arthur Glen Guevara Graduate Profile – Becoming a better and more confident recreational leader

    For the past two years, Glen Guevara, from Inuvik, NT, has been enrolled in the Recreation North Training Program. He completed 20 Learning Events in that time. In May 2021, Glen graduated with a Certificate in Northern Recreation Management, having already completed his Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership. Below, Glen shared some of his thoughts […]

  • Chistina Moore Graduate Profile – Develop Both Knowledge and Skills

    For the past two years, Christina Moore, from Sǫ̀mba K’è (Yellowknife), NT, has been enrolled in the Recreation North Training Program. She completed 20 Learning Events in that time. In May 2021, Christina graduated with a Certificate in Northern Recreation Management, having already completed her Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership. Below, Christina shared some of her […]

  • Kayleen Alexie Graduate Profile – Sets you up for success

    For the past two years, Kayleen Alexie, from Inuvik, NT, has been enrolled in the Recreation North Training Program. She completed 20 Learning Events in that time. In May 2021, Kayleen graduated with a Certificate in Northern Recreation Management, having already completed her Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership. Below, Kayleen shared some of her thoughts […]

  • Recreation leadership training program opens seats for provincial participants from rural and remote communities

    As of May 2021, the Recreation North Training Program has reached more than 45 communities across the North, from Pond Inlet (NU) to Burwash Landing (YT). More than 200 individuals have taken learning events to strengthen their recreation leadership competencies. Thirty-four of these participants have earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership and 9 have […]

  • Develop your skills to facilitate learning online

    Facilitating Learning Online in the North (FLO North) FLO North training develops the skills needed to confidently and effectively facilitate online training and learning in Northern, rural, and remote communities. Through a safe and inclusive online environment, participants gain an understanding of teaching and learning in online and blended formats and develop basic technical and […]

  • Planning and Executing a Program

    Natalie Maerzluft recently completed the Recreation North Training Program. Natalie lives in Iqaluit, NU and earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership in May 2021. Natalie shared a bit about her experience.

  • Becoming a stronger leader

    Katelyn Hamre recently completed the Recreation North Training Program. Katelyn lives in Ignace, Ontario and earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation management in May 2021. Katelyn shared a bit about her experience.