Message to Potential Candidates for CCLB Board of Directors 2020

CCLB is inviting applications to fill vacancies on its pan-Canadian Board of Directors. Appointments to the CCLB Board are made by the Board on recommendations from the Nominating Committee using a transparent set of criteria. The term for all positions is three years, starting in June 2020, renewable once. The Board meets four times a year: once in Ottawa and three times via video or teleconference. All CCLB Board members participate on their own behalf and not on behalf of their employer or any organization. Board members are expected to display a combination of the following attributes: Commitment to the

Executive Director CCLB

Title of the position: Executive Director Date Ad Posted: December 11, 2019 Position Type: Full Time Application Deadline: January 11, 2020 Region: ON – Ottawa Area Start date: April 1, 2020 Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience The Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB)/Centre des niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (CNCLC) is an Ottawa-based, national, non-profit organization. Since 1998, CCLB has been the centre of expertise in support of the Canadian Language Benchmarks and Niveaux de compétence linguistiques canadiens, the national standards for describing, measuring, and recognizing the second-language proficiency of immigrants and prospective immigrants for living and working in

CLB Online Self-Assessment on Social Media

The Centre for Education & Training has recently launched a Facebook page and a YouTube Channel for the CLB Online Self-Assessment where they are offering info/updates, articles about language assessment and learning, information about relevant services for immigrants, Canadian Language Benchmarks, and other related topics that your clients may find helpful. They will also share pictures and videos from events they attend in the community. Join us on social media:    Please take a moment right now to visit their social media pages and click “Like/Follow” and “Subscribe.”

Introducing new IRCC videos

IRCC has recently produced two new settlement videos: 1. Language training options for newcomers to Canada describes the language training and learning opportunities offered through the Settlement Program. This video will help newcomers understand what they can expect from different types of language programming, including formal language training, employment-related language training, and informal language learning. EN:  https://youtu.be/H0nSq2ieS2g FR:  https://youtu.be/pa5ounqb3y4   2. Understanding the Canadian Language Benchmarks (Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens) explains the national standards framework and its value for language professionals and learners. This video is primarily aimed at language trainers, administrators, service provider organizations and other partners with