Category: Projects

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Equity in Public Education in Canada – Engaging Marginalized Youth & Educators

Equity in Public Education in Canada – Engaging Marginalized Youth and Educators STATUS: Complete (2012-2014) The Project  Working with Concrete Roses Youth Services and Sick Kids® in Toronto, Ontario this project addressed inequalities in public education as experienced by marginalized youth. Background Too many Canadian youth remain challenged in achieving academic success in public education …

Youth School-based Mental Health: An Arts-informed Conversation

Youth School-based Mental Health: An Arts-informed Conversation STATUS: Complete (2010 – 2013) The Project:  Working with The Canadian Mental Health Association and The Hospital for Sick Children, the “Mural Project” investigated student and educator responses to a mural that depicts the experiences of eight young people with mental illness. Objectives The mural was taken into …

Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) in First Nation Schools: Evaluating Scale-Up in New Brunswick

Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) in First Nation Schools: Evaluating Scale-Up in New Brunswick STATUS: Complete (2017-2018) The Project  Funded by the First Nation Education Initiative, Inc., this project aimed to evaluate the implementation of a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program in elementary schools in three pilot First Nation communities in New Brunswick. Objectives …

Measuring What Matters – People for Education

Measuring What Matters: People for Education STATUS: Complete (2012-2017) The Project  Measuring What Matters, a component of People for Education, aims to build consensus among a broad range of stakeholders – both within and outside of the education system – around broader goals and indicators of success for public education. Background The team works with …

Assessing International Innovations in Child and Youth Methodology and Theory

Assessing International Innovations in Child and Youth Methodology and Theory STATUS: Complete (2010-2013) The Project:  This project conducted critical assessment of emergent child and youth research methods and theories across the social sciences and humanities. Background Researchers and practitioners continue to require deep understandings about the problems and promises encountered in the daily lives and …

Knowledge Translation and Exchange Through Arts-based Health Research

Knowledge Translation and Exchange Through Arts-based Health Research STATUS: Complete (2012-2013) The Project:  Theatre, film, photography, and dance are not often associated with the academic research process, yet that is what this project sought to explore: the arts as a way of creating and sharing new knowledge with varied audiences. Arts-based research methods highlight the …

Journal of Youth Studies – Curriculum enquiry

Journal of Youth Studies STATUS: Complete The Project:  The leading journal in its field, the Journal of Youth Studies (JYS) is committed to the the theoretical understanding of the lived experiences of young people in the modern world.   Objectives Previously as Associate Editor, and currently as a member of the Advisory Committee, Dr. Kate …