Sondage sur le Programme de perfectionnement des étudiants des cycles supérieurs : vers une stratégie nationale

McGill University

Renseignements généraux

Bureau responsable des programmes de perfectionnement des étudiants des cycles supérieurs : Teaching and Learning Services (Student Life and Learning) is the lead unit responsible for the SKILLSETS suite of offerings.
Nom du responsable :David Syncox
Coordonnées du responsable : 514-398-6750 | david.syncox@mcgill.ca
Nom du programme : SKILLSETS
Site Internet : www.mcgill.ca/skillsets
Comptes de médias sociaux liés au programme : @GradLifeMcGill Facebook - Blog - Vlog - Instagram
Qui est responsable de la mise à jour des renseignements pour les sites Internet?Mary-Jo Rahal mary-jo.rahal@mcgill.ca

Programmes de perfectionnement professionnel des étudiants des cycles supérieurs

Quelles sessions sont offertes, en personne ou en ligne? (ateliers, webinaires, blogue, etc.)Workshops (2 hour; half day; full-day; 2-day) info-sessions, webinars, blog, 10-week seminar series, Lectures /Seminars Career events (fairs, panels, employer info-sessions,)
Existe-t-il des sessions spéciales pour les étudiants internationaux?Yes (selected sessions below) Winter 101 i-Week 2017: Info Session Permanent Residence Info-Session (Immigration Quebec) Traveling to the USA info-session International Student Work, Work Permits & SINs Permanent Residence Info-Session (Immigration Quebec) Finding Jobs in Canada (CaPS & ISS)
Y a-t-il des possibilités de mentorat ou de stage au sein du programme?Yes McGill Mentorship Program with Career Planning Services and University Advancement Internships are available through informal sources (Mitacs, CRETAE Grants, and departments, etc.)
Sur quelles habiletés ou compétences les sessions sont-elles axées?Nine areas for professional skills development proposed by the TriCouncil/STLHE/CAGS were originally identified. Our themes on our website have been modified to address our core offerings: Here are the original nine: 1. Communication and interpersonal skills 2. Critical and creative thinking 3. Career Development 4. Integrity and ethical conduct 5. Teaching competence 6. Leadership 7. Research management 8. Dissemination, Knowledge mobilization and knowledge translation 9. Societal/civic responsibilities We also focus on: Wellness and Life-Skills, Supervision and the development of interpersonal skills in a hierarchical relationship (Supervision)
Énumérez les sessions par sujet et identifiez celles qui sont le plus en demande.There are over 40 units (internal and external) that host over 250 workshops annually in the SKILLSETS program. Each unit is responsible for managing its own statistics making it difficult to compare level of demand by session. There is a longer-term IT project at McGill that will help us to coordinate offerings and bring the data together. Flagship events have highest demand out of our unit and include: Learning to Teach Day: Range n=120-240 BBS: n= 85 Fellowships: n= 400 Academic Expectation(Orientation): n= ~1000 Academic Career Series: n= Graduate Career Series: n=
Qui est admissible aux sessions? (étudiants, postdoctoraux, anciens étudiants, etc.)Graduate students, postdocs
Les programmes de perfectionnement professionnels sont-ils obligatoires pour l?obtention du diplôme ou font-il partie de la liste de contrôle du superviseur?No, not University-wide. Two units (Integrated Program Neuroscience and Physiology) of 93 have RCR as mandatory, non-credit, and transcriptable. No _ The IDP is seen as an opportunity to speak with supervisor about skills. A University-wide project is currently underway for its implementation.
Le programme offre-t-il des crédits universitaires ou une reconnaissance officielle (insignes, certificats, etc.) pour les participants?Formal recognition is done using the Co-Curricular Record (CCR). Some (~10) letters of participation and certificates of completion are offered.
Qui développe et dirige les sessions? (études supérieures, autres départements, étudiants, professeurs, anciens étudiants, organisations externes, etc.)SKILLSETS offerings are delivered by University-wide partners including Student Services, Teaching and Learning Services, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Dean and Associated Deans), graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, professors, alumni, and external partners (Government agencies, McKenzie Partners, Alum, etc.)
De quelle manière fait-on la promotion des sessions?Email _ listserv Website - www.mcgill.ca/skillsets/calendar FaceBook
Comment les participants s?inscrivent-ils? (grâce à un système centralisé ou à une entreprise partenaire)Numerous ways: ½ Webform ½ Myfuture ½ CCR ½ Survey software
Y a-t-il des coûts ou des tarifs supplémentaires pour les personnes inscrites?No, not for those that attend We charge a no-show fee (selected events) for non-attendance ($25).

Renseignements statistiques

Quel est le nombre de sessions par année?Over 250
Combien de membres du personnel participent à l?administration des sessions principales?SKILLSETS - there are three employees in the unit dedicated to administering sessions. However, we partner University-wide. There are staff members in all 40 units that manage their own sessions. Some units have one individual others have multiple team members.
Quelles sont les capacités d?inscription et quels sont les taux de participation? (par session, total des inscriptions, répartition par nombre d?étudiants/de postdoctoraux/d?anciens étudiants, par facultés, etc.)The registration capacity ranges from 20-350 Participation rates vary by session. Flagship events we have 85% show rate/15% no-show. Attendance is a perennial problem at all levels (Prof, students, staff). We implemented a no-show fee for large events where costs are associated. Student participation is highest from stem faculties in Flagship events: 25% Science 25% Engineering 25% Medicine 25% other (Arts, Education, Management, etc.)
Comment la participation aux sessions est-elle évaluée? Ad Hoc _ Due to the decentralized nature of offerings and lack of a central tracking system, we use various systems.
Existe-t-il des informations pour mesurer l?efficacité de la participation aux sessions et la garantie d?un emploi après la diplomation?PhD Outcomes Survey (internal doc)

Au niveau départemental

Les départements offrent-ils des programmes de perfectionnement professionnel à l?interne? Si oui, lesquels?Yes, some.
Existe-t-il une collaboration entre les départements et le bureau des programmes de perfectionnement professionnel?Yes. Collaboration is at the core of the program. Teaching and Learning Services (SKILLSETS home base) partners with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Student Services, Faculties, and other service units to deliver PD.

Questions générales

Intégrez-vous des renseignements sur le marché du travail et les résultats dans le développement des composantes spécifiques des programmes de perfectionnement professionnel pour les étudiants des cycles supérieurs?Yes. Career Fairs, Info sessions, Panels, Outreach to Alumni, Invited Talks, Job Posting and Internship Posting Service, Research Partnerships
Intégrez-vous des stratégies en vue de développer des relations positives avec les employeurs?Yes. We include employer survey data in workshop development (i.e., framework discussions; skills development). This data is included in the content (Career destination) of various workshops but not as part of the University-0pwide strategic plan for PD.
Souhaitez-vous ajouter d?autres informations?The McGill Career Planning Service, a member of Student Services, plays an integral role in service delivery and provides individual counselling, workshops, programs, events, and resources. Most of the events are either part or the Academic Career Series (presentations and panel discussions on navigating an academic career) or the Graduate Career Series (roundtable discussions, workshops, panels, and events to investigate career options outside academia). To view past events, go to: http://www.mcgill.ca/caps/students/grad/pastevents and select the appropriate tab.