Through Settlement Online, ISANS shares online tools and expertise with other settlement organizations across Canada, so that they in turn can provide pre-employment and language training to immigrants who are in or destined for their communities.
ISANS uses technology to deliver programs and services in alternative ways. Using technology provides opportunities to participate in ISANS programs while juggling family and work schedules, or not having access to programs because of transportation or geographical location. ISANS creates online opportunities for peer interaction, personalized feedback and follow up from experienced staff. ISANS offers immigrants destined to Nova Scotia and those already living in Nova Scotia a wide range of online learning opportunities to improve communication skills, pre-employment skills Canadian workplace integration, business development and EAL teacher training.
Settlement Online in Canada
Settlement Online in Canada provides opportunities for settlement organizations across Canada to deliver post-arrival communication and pre-employment training to immigrants who are in their communities.
ISANS provides courses, support and guidance to settlement organisations considering online delivery through Settlement Online. ISANS will set up a customized area within SettlementOnline.ca for each settlement organization and provide ongoing technical support for both learners and settlement organizations’ staff
Settlement Online in Canada allows settlement organisations, who are currently not delivering online services, to jump into online learning with ease, without initial development and infrastructure costs. It also provides access to a successful, tried and tested suite of online immigrant focused programs. Working together with another settlement organisations, Settlement Online helps to build the settlement sector’s capacity and offers the opportunity to expand an organisation’s capacity for service delivery.
Settlement Online Pre-Arrival
SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) is an innovative ISANS initiative created to improve linkages between pre-arrival and post arrival services using ISANS suite of professional online tools.
By participating in SOPA, immigrants will develop job search and communication skills and arrive in Canada better prepared, more confident and enter the workforce sooner.
SOPA is being delivered by designated settlement agencies across Canada. ISANS provides the framework, tools, expertise and support to prepare immigrants for the Canadian workplace.