ONCORE Learning and Support provides learning opportunities for school districts that are challenging, informative and skills-enhancing.

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Spring 2023 schedule

Webinar: Understanding the duty to accommodate

This 45-minute webinar will cover human rights concepts with a focus on the “duty to accommodate” and “undue hardship”; requirements under human rights law; and the role and responsibilities that employers, unions and employees have in connection with workplace accommodation.

When: February 22, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.)
Where: Via Zoom (Zoom link will be provided prior to the workshop)
Cost: $33 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Investigating employee misconduct: In-person

This 1.5-day training session provides participants with an opportunity to work through a case study of moving through an investigation into allegations of wrongdoing.

When: March 8, 2023 (2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

March 9, 2023 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Where: Hollywood Road Education Centre, Room 1
Cost: $454.25 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Webinar: Understanding the grievance procedure

Understanding and effectively using the grievance process to resolve disputes arising from administration/application of the collective agreement is crucial in unionized workplaces.

When: March 29, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.)
Where: Via Zoom (Zoom link will be provided prior to the webinar)
Cost: $33 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Foundations of equity, diversity and inclusion: In-person

This half-day course is designed as a foundational EDI course for leaders to understand concepts of power, privilege and intersectionality, and how they impact the workplace.

When: April 4, 2023 (12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m..)
Where: BC Public School Employers’ Association

300 – 28889 E. 12 Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5M 4T5

Cost: $175 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Webinar: Navigating the updated refusal of unsafe work process

In August 2022, new requirements came into effect in the refusal of unsafe work section of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. In this webinar, we will discuss the changes as well as strategies and tools that employers can use to navigate the new requirements.

When: April 18, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.)
Where: Via Zoom (Zoom link will be provided prior to the webinar)
Cost: $33 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Investigating allegations of harassment: In-person

This 2-day session approaches the investigation of harassment complaints from a number of perspectives – the employer’s responsibilities under the collective agreement, WorkSafeBC, and the BC Human Rights Code.

When: April 19, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

April2 20, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Where: BC Public School Employers’ Association
Cost: $575.00 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Facilitating difficult conversations: In-person

This 1.5-day course will provide you with the concepts, skills and approaches needed to assist others to resolve and work more productively together.

When: May 3, 2023 (1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

May 4, 2023 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Where: BC Public School Employers’ Association
Cost: $454.25 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Webinar: Productive workplace interactions

Explore the concepts and skills of collaborative conflict-resolution.

When: May 10, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.)
Where: Via Zoom (Zoom link will be provided prior to the webinar)
Cost: $33 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Disputes and the Collective Agreement: In-person

This 1.5-day course offers a comprehensive and hands-on skills development approach to effective grievance handling. Focus is placed on learning how to interpret collective agreement language and prepare for and respond to grievances.

When: May 16, 2023 (1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

May 17, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Where: BC Public School Employers’ Association
Cost: $454.25 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Professional Boundaries in K-12: In-person

Navigating appropriate boundaries in K-12 can be complex and challenging. During this 4-hour workshop, we will assist managers to understand why reinforcing and maintaining boundaries are imperative to fostering a professional, healthy, and safe environment for all.

When: May 26, 2023 (1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Where: BC Public School Employers’ Association
Cost: $175 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Making the right hire: In-person

This interactive session will take you through the process of how to establish selection criteria to inform your interview and reference questions.

When: June 9, 2023 (9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Where: BC Public School Employers’ Association
Cost: $325.00 + GST (per person)
Registration: Register now

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Donna Verones, Events and Professional Learning Assistant at donnav@bcpsea.bc.ca.