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An e-learning mega-project – Francisation en ligne (FEL)

Jacques had the amazing opportunity to work on this huge Québec Ministry of Immigration  project for about 7 years, as it evolved from an idea shared with a long-time e-learning colleague, to a very successful worldwide online learning program...


Yoshi Goes for a Ride – Environmental Awareness Training

This interactive 20-minute course, awarded the Industry Minister's Prize at Japan's e-Learning World 2007, uses an entertaining story-based approach to introduce Nissan Japan's 30,000 production employees to the serious sustainability issues facing auto makers, and to the varied measures...


Sustainability Step by Natural Step

Created for The Natural Step Canada, this 4-hour award-winning eLearning course provides a rich, interactive overview of sustainability and of The Natural Step Framework. The highly interactive course has become a key part of sustainability training in communities such...


Telling Stories at Hydro-Québec

An e-learning course intended to raise the awareness of thousands of Hydro-Québec employees on the company’s sustainability Action Plan could have been a pretty dry affair… But we turned it into an engaging, much-appreciated and very effective tool by...


A Training/E-learning methodology with Staying Power

As co-owner and managing partner of groupe Mentor in Montreal, Jacques was responsible for devising and continuously improving the processes and methodology used by company staff and contractors on all client projects. The methodology, which came to be known...


Best Practices Research with Brandon Hall

For a number of years, Jacques was a senior researcher with brandon-hall.com, a job which provided a great opportunity to stay up to date with the growing e-learning sector. In this capacity, he contributed to several well-known Brandon Hall...


Cities and Climate Change

It’s nice when the World Bank comes knocking – even if a bit indirectly. We were asked to help out with a very challenging e-learning course being created for the World Bank Institute’s growing e-learning curriculum by the Consensus...


Training in Organic Farming – Online + On-farm!

The Organic Farming Institute of British Columbia (ofibc.org) offers first-rate training in organic farming. Unique in Canada, OFIBC training is designed to meet the needs of farmers. Courses are a combination of rich and varied online learning built around...


Blended Learning for Sustainability Change Agents

A unique approach to sustainability education for the European chemical industry J. LeCavalier & Associates played an active role in the design and launch of this ground-breaking eight-month distance learning course that trains professionals in the European chemical industry...


Helping GreenLearning.ca Be Even Better

Jacques Lecavalier was selected as external evaluator for the Pembina Institute's GreenLearning.ca initiative, a sustainability education web site serving Canadian school teachers and students. In this role, he completed a web site usability analysis (with 7th Floor Media), carried...



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