Author: Sylvia Riessner

  • A successful journey to a Certificate in Northern Recreation Management

    Learners who got on board for the “next leg of the Recreation North learning journey” in October 2020 can be proud of their achievements (and collection of new badges) as they complete the Certificate in Northern Recreation Management this spring. The new Certificate adds another layer that builds on participants’ prior learning and/or experiences, and […]

  • Do supervisors see a difference in staff who learn with Recreation North?

    A vital component of the vision for the Recreation North online recreation leadership training is to provide equitable access to quality learning opportunities for emerging leaders in remote and rural communities.

  • Listen and Learn: Conference Calls in Online Learning

    Many people choose online learning because it offers access and flexibility. The Recreation North training program offers recreation leadership training in short online courses (micro-learning) that allow people from rural and remote locations to participate and develop valuable knowledge and skills without leaving their jobs and community life.

  • Carmacks Tests Team Approach to Leadership Learning

    Learning online can be challenging at times—trying to stay motivated, on schedule, and completing assignments while working to provide recreation opportunities to your community is no easy task. But when you are new to a job, or your job or workplace changes, it can be even harder to keep up. The Carmacks Recreation Department has […]

  • Developing a Network of Northern Learners

    Sharing passions, exchanging experiences and ideas, exploring new concepts, and developing critical recreation leadership skills and knowledge – that’s what 72 individuals across the North have been doing since November last year!  From Whale Cove (Tikirarjuaq) to Whitehorse, criss-crossing communities in Nunavut, NWT and Yukon, a diverse group of people interested in the potential of […]