Blog: Learning Insights

Learning Insights

This blog serves as an extracurricular learning tool for all public servants. It is the exclusive source for insights, takeaways, trends and other best practices related to learning in the GC workplace. Topics include the importance of continuous learning, professional development, digital learning and more.

Blog posts

October 26, 2020

Do you dread networking? Here's a quiz: Myth or reality?

Do you dread networking? Here's a quiz: Myth or reality?

This series of blogs is an offshoot of the How to Survive as an Executive podcasts presented on the School's website, where executives talk about the turning points of their journey and the lessons they have learned from their experience. The next post is an interview with Jeannine Ritchot, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Communications and Portfolio Sector at Natural Resources Canada.

October 5, 2020

Nine steps to leading remotely in a crisis

Nine steps to leading remotely in a crisis

This series of blogs is an offshoot of the How to Survive as an Executive podcasts presented on the School's website, where executives talk about the turning points of their journey and the lessons they have learned from their experience. The next post is an interview with Pablo Sobrino, a retired Assistant Deputy Minister and faculty member at the Canada School of Public Service.

September 14, 2020

Always Be Learning

Always Be Learning

Learn why there is no bigger impact on your career than curiosity and continuous learning.

August 17, 2020

Acknowledging Indigenous Traditional Territory

Acknowledging Indigenous Traditional Territory

Acknowledging Indigenous Traditional Territory at the beginning of a meeting or an event: Why and how should you do this? Where is this tradition coming from? Find out more by reading this blog.

August 10, 2020

Navigating Through a Career Transition

Navigating Through a Career Transition

See how a career transition provides a chance to accelerate your learning.

December 16, 2018

Leading Virtually Through Curiosity, Innovation and Learning

Leading Virtually Through Curiosity, Innovation and Learning

Leading Virtual Teams – Part 1

For John Medcof, Director General, Transferable Skills at CSPS, building virtual multidisciplinary teams is the way work is heading in the public service.

July 13, 2020

Leading Virtually by Communicating and Collaborating with Intent

Leading Virtually by Communicating and Collaborating with Intent

Leading Virtual Teams – Part 2

For Alexandra Keys, Director, Transferable Skills at CSPS, Communicating and collaborating are key to succeed in a virtual mode. See how she achieved it.

July 13, 2020

Leading Virtually by Building  Communications and Cohesion

Leading Virtually by Building Communications and Cohesion

Leading Virtual Teams – Part 3

For Monique Ramdhan, Director, Leadership Fundamentals at CSPS, the key to success is in open and transparent relationships, and a cohesive team identity. Learn more about her experience.

February 24, 2020

Behind the Scenes of the Prime Ministers Series

Behind the Scenes of the Prime Ministers Series

Bob Plamondon had a vision. A vision of an event that featured past prime ministers who could inform, educate and inspire policy makers and public service leaders to conceive and deliver change.

February 24, 2020

Leading Learning in the Public Service

Leading Learning in the Public Service

Taki Sarantakis, President of the Canada School of Public Service, shares his lessons learned about how to make learning part of your career development.

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Information for Government of Canada employees: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Updates for employees on COVID-19, telework, advisories, messages and resources to share.
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