Smartphones and Employment Skills
Please click or tap on the tile below to to get started with the smartphone learning module pilot. This pilot project is meant to test and improve resources that have been designed to help people learn to use their smartphones to improve employment-related skills.
Smartphones and Employment Skills is a one year online province-wide project funded through Skills Development Fund for the year 2022-2023. It is designed to help individuals learn how to use their smartphones to improve their digital skills and knowledge to successfully participate in employment training and to seek and find work.
Professional Development Workshops 2022-2023
Smartphones and Employment Skills Project - Online Workforce Development Forum
This event on Feb 28,2023 from 1:00 -2:30 Pm will focus on project and qualitative research findings. To pre-register, click here
ASL interpretation will be available.
Project Advisory Committee
Director of Employment Outcomes, HWTC
Director of Employment Engagement and Partnerships, Program Marketing & Program Design, Skills for Change
Sampada has over 20 years of experience in the non profit sector, in marketing communications, partnership development and events management. She has a Bachelors of Arts at the University of Western Ontario and a post-graduate certificate in Marketing and Events Planning from George Brown College.
She is extremely passionate about creating new ways to support and advance issues of underserved communities and works with many corporate and community leaders to develop innovative programs to put their ED&I policies into practice.
Employment Counsellor & Manager, Atikokan Employment Centre
Employment Services Supervisor, CSE Consulting
Executive Director, NTAB
Integrated Benefits Caseworker, Ontario Works Regional Municipality of York
Manager, Employment Service, SCIO
Curriculum Developer & Professor of Culinary Arts, George Brown College
Sasha is a curriculum developer, who has redesigned deaf curriculum, learning material and resources for people transitioning to postsecondary (people who have mental health and addictions) in the Office of Academic Excellence.
At the college, she teaches a career prep course amongst others and also has lead anti-racism workshops for faculty to help them develop anti-racist classrooms. Sasha aims to transform inequitable systems to create learning processes and environments grounded in access and inclusion.
Sasha also facilitates workshops in Universal Design for Learning, a learning framework devoted to removing barriers to inclusion for all learners.