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Puzzles: Engaging Adult Learners

May 17, 2019 – 10:27 am | Comments Off12 views

At DiversityCLUES, we utilize creativity and challenge conventional adult-learning methods not only in the curriculum design. We experiment with learning tools for training participants. Crossword puzzles are proven to be simple and creative tools to activate learning and increase engagement …

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach

April 6, 2018 – 11:07 am | Comments Off0 views

Olga Shcherbyna, along with Nora Angeles and John Foster, co-authored a chapter in a new Canadian planning textbook which brings together a collection of essays and studies covering a wide array of planning topics. Edited by Ren …

Outreach Strategy for Neighbourhood Small Grants in Central Vancouver

March 21, 2014 – 6:41 am | 2,773 views

Project: NSG Outreach Strategy for Central Vancouver
Client: Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
Project Timeline: 2014 Area of Expertise: Project Management / Outreach / Volunteer Coordination / Event Planning
The Little Mountain and Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood Houses boundaries have …

Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House adopts flashmob mentality

January 26, 2014 – 9:04 am | 1,082 views

Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House believes it can build a more inclusive community through the power of mass dance.
Olga Shcherbyna, coordinator of the provincially funded Building Welcoming and Inclusive Neighbourhoods program at the neighbourhood house, is …

Victoria-Fraserview: Community group connects with South Vancouver residents Egyptian immigrant keen to help newcomers settle into Canadian life

November 15, 2013 – 7:11 am | 1,627 views

Sherifa Azzab faced a mountain of challenges when she immigrated to Vancouver from Egypt in July 2011 with her two sons. She didn’t know where to turn for help.
“I didn’t know where is government buildings …