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PROCEDE Offers of Service

PROCEDE offers a wide variety of Workshops to its educational community.  These can be geared for Pedagogical Days and Staff Meetings (1 to 1,5 hours), Pedagogical Days (1.5 to 3 hours) or General and Informal meetings.

For information and inquiries, please contact Robin Long at or Brian Seltmann at

Staff meeting and Ped day workshops (1 to 1.5hr)

Theme Description Time
Explaining PROCEDE services, Global perspective An interactive, participatory workshop where VT actors can discover PROCEDE and the many possibilities of support for vocational training.  The goal of the activity is to familiarize everyone with what PROCEDE does, how it can help you, meet the team and create a personal resource tool 1hr
Explaining PROCEDE services, VT specific PROCEDE services for the Voc sector.  Given as an interactive, exploratory activity workshop 30-45min
How to enhance common VT teaching strategies Participatory workshop where we explore how to take commonly used  teaching strategy in VT and using specific examples, add elements to encourage student participation and information retention. 1hr
Social Media in Trades How to incorporate a digital portfolio of learning on social media and leverage it for future trade integration and life-long learning mindset. 1hr
Voc Talk Voc Talk is a collection of resources for the VT sector to learn and discuss teaching a trade in Quebec.  Discover the world of Voc Talk through an immersive experience:  newsletter, DIY videos, interviews and a drop in café. 1 hr
Google for Education Plus:  Google Meet – Understanding and exploring the new features interactive workshop designed for hands-on learning about

●        meet chat

●        whiteboard

●        poll

●        breakout rooms


Tech tools in action An interactive, participatory workshop using tech to solve a teaching problem

●        lack of student engagement online – slides or ppt

●        student self-assessment – video capture with Screencastify

●        student support for autonomous projects – whiteboard


Learn about Smart TV local and Lumio online platform Byte-sized learning capsules on how to use the different features and in what teaching context.  Innovative learning situation with lots of participation! 15-30 min each
Applying to be the trade resource centre for the CEN Understand the mission and mandate for the Centre for Expertise Network, what this status entails for the centre, the liaison teacher and the network, and what support will be given, including how to fill out the application form




Pedagogical day workshops (1.5 to 3hrs):

Theme Description Time
Discover applied tech tools in teaching Using existing activities incorporating tech tools, we explore the andragogical use and encourage connections to other tools and teaching situations.  We create a communal brain dump of all the tools seen and at the end, teachers sign up to play with the tools more.   A follow up workshop where teachers show and tell the tools they worked with 3 hours


2 part workshop, with 2-3 months in between


DIY Workshops series Live step by step follow along to make the tool

Recorded and made available

●        UDL in VT with a student research activity using slides or ppt

●        UbD in VT with an interactive competency tracking tool using excel or sheets

●        UDL in VT students using the camera and image edit function to self assess their work

●        SAMR in VT using an existing image-labeling activity


Discover VT.PROCEDE.CA Discover and sign up for the VT social media site, designed to encourage communication and sharing between tradespeople teaching in Quebec.  An interactive, participatory workshop to navigate and contribute to 2hr
Discover your Google Application for Education (GAFE) Enterprise Plus account Interactive workshop designed for hands-on learning about

●        learn about new features

●        create or modify teaching and learning activities to use the tools

●        troubleshoot the tools

Reading Strategies

Reading: from the classroom to the workplace


Explicit reading instruction and tools to use in class.

Three situations: 3 different student profiles. Teachers must discuss how to help those 3 students. Then, we go over the tools and talk about how to use them in class. Reading strategies and tools to incorporate in class.



1 to 3 hrs


General topics and informal meetings

– Analysis of systems and process mapping

– Technology integration

– Strategies for fostering a positive workplace culture

– Innovative ways to support students

– How to promote professional learning communities

– Research best-practices


Voc Talk café (4 hours)

Integrated into the Voc Talk world is the Voc Talk café, an informal, drop-in session where all VT actors can come and discuss their trade, get help with a teaching situation or learn about integrating technology into their lab, (and yes, sometimes I fix phones!). No PED day required!  The café is about getting to know each other and creating a space where we can talk about all things trade and teaching – bring your lunch, have a snack or a cuppa and let’s chat!