Research Reports

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2020


Tilleczek, K. & MacDonald, D. (2020, June). An Evaluation of the Youth Planetary Health Film Lab. Report to Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research (DIGHR) and SSHRC. York University, Toronto Canada: Young Lives Research Laboratory.


2019


Tilleczek, K.& MacDonald, D.  (2019, September). Wekimun school: Quality education for sustainable development.  UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education (IBE) Global Curriculum Network Newsletter. 

Tilleczek, K.  (2019, June). Summative Report of SEAK Project, Phases I, II & III (2009-2018). Report to Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia. York University, Toronto Canada: Young Lives Research Laboratory.

Tilleczek, K. & Magee, P.  (2019, June) A Report on the Pan-Canadian Symposium for Scaling-Up Social and Emotional Learning.   Report to Public Health Agency of Canada.  York University, Toronto Canada: Young Lives Research Laboratory.

Tilleczek, K. & MacDonald, D.  (2019, July). The Wekimun School with/forIndigenous Youth & Communities.  A Report to UNESCO’s Reorienting Education & Training Systems To Improve The Lives Of Indigenous Youth: A Global Research Project 2017-2020. York University, Toronto Canada: Young Lives Research Laboratory.

Tilleczek, K. & MacDonald, D.  (2019, July).  The Wekimun School with/for Indigenous Youth & Communities. Good Practices Using Education For Sustainable Development (Esd) In Delivering Quality Education For Indigenous Youth. A Report to UNESCO’s Reorienting Education & Training Systems To Improve The Lives Of Indigenous Youth: A Global Research Project 2017-2020. York University, Toronto Canada: Young Lives Research Laboratory.

Tilleczek, K.,Bell, B., Altass, P. & Munro, M. (2019, May). Atlantic Canada Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Translation (AREKT): Year 3 Integrated Knowledge Translation Report for the SEAK Project. Report to Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia. York University, Toronto Canada: Young Lives Research Laboratory.

Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., Altass, P. & Munro, M. (2019, July). Atlantic Canada Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Translation (AREKT): Year 3 Research and Evaluation Final Report on SEAK Project. Report to Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia. Charlottetown, Canada: Young Lives Research Laboratory.


2017


Mitchell, J. & Tilleczek, K. (2017, August) A gender strategy for Wekimun School. What difference does gender make?: An inquiry-based approach to gender equity. Report to Williche Council of Chiefs, Chile & Global Affairs Canada (formally CIDA). Young Lives Research Laboratory, UPEI, Charlottetown Canada.

Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., Altass, P., Munro, M., & Gallant, S. (2017, July). Atlantic Canada Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Translation (AREKT): Year 2 Integrated Knowledge Translation Report for the SEAK Project. Report to Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia. Charlottetown, PE: Young Lives Research Laboratory.

Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., Altass, P., Munro, M., & Gallant, S. (2017, July). Atlantic Canada Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Translation (AREKT): Year 2 Research and Evaluation Report for the SEAK Project. Report to Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia. Charlottetown, PE: Young Lives Research Laboratory.

Tilleczek, K. (2017, February). Student Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Wekimun School: A school with, for and by Indigenous youth and communities. Report to Williche Council of Chiefs, Chile & Global Affairs Canada (formally CIDA). Young Lives Research Laboratory, UPEI, Charlottetown Canada.

Tilleczek, K, Srigley, R., Munoz, M. Olivera, A. M., & MacDonald, D, (2017, February). Curriculum development for Wekimun: A school for and with Indigenous youth and communities. Report to Williche Council of Chiefs, Chile & Global Affairs Canada (formally CIDA). Young Lives Research Laboratory, UPEI, Charlottetown Canada.


2016


Tilleczek, K. (2016). Mental health in the middle years: Intersections and directions. Policy research synthesis paper prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Child and Youth Services. Toronto, Canada.

Tilleczek, K. & James, C. (2016, August). Youth, education and well-being in the Americas. A report to the Advisory Council of Rights for Children and Youth in the Americas Partnership Project. Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

Tilleczek, K., Bell, B. & Atlass, P. (2016, August). Atlantic Canada Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Translation (AREKT) Report: Year 1 Evaluation of the SEAK Project. Report to Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association- Nova Scotia. Young Lives Research Laboratory, UPEI, Charlottetown Canada.

Tilleczek, K., Bell, B. & Atlass, P. (2016, August). Atlantic Canada Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Translation (AREKT) Report: Year 1 Integrated Knowledge Translation Report for SEAK Project. Report to Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association- Nova Scotia. Young Lives Research Laboratory, UPEI, Charlottetown Canada.


2015


Tilleczek, K. (2015). CYCC Network Knowledge Mobilization Initiative: Final Report.

CYCC Network. (2015, August 31). KMb Innovation participant reflections – Young Lives Research Lab.


2014


Campbell, V. (2014, June). How can we create conditions for Aboriginal student success in our public schools? The Facts on Education. Canadian Education Association and University of Prince Edward Island, Web.

Campbell, V. (2014, April). What are effective approaches to improving students’ mental well-being? The Facts on Education. Canadian Education Association and University of Prince Edward Island, Web.

Campbell, V. (2014, February). What is the value of standardized testing? The Facts on Education. Canadian Education Association and University of Prince Edward Island, Web.

Tilleczek, K, Olivera, A., Munoz, M., Sanchez, G., MacDonald, D., Coll, D. & Srigley, R. (2014). Needs assessment report for Wekimun: A school for and with Indigenous youth and communities. Report to Williche Council of Chiefs, Chile and Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (formally CIDA).


2013


Campbell, V., & MacDougall, L. (2013, November). Under what conditions does technology impact learning? The Facts on Education. Canadian Education Association and University of Prince Edward Island, Web.

Campbell, V., & MacDougall, L. (2013, October). Do good grades in high school guarantee post-secondary success? The Facts on Education. Canadian Education Association and University of Prince Edward Island, Web.

Tilleczek, K., Olivera, A., Munoz, M., Sanchez, G., Srigley, R., Coll, D., MacDonald, D., & Bates, L. (2013). Needs Assessment Report: Wekimun; A school for and with Indigenous youth and communities. Report to Williche Council of Chiefs and Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


2011


Tilleczek, K., & Campbell, V. (2011). Youth pathways to literacy, education, and employment on Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown, PE: University of Prince Edward Island Workplace Strategies Research Group and Skills PEI.


2010


Tilleczek, K., Ferguson, B., & Laflamme, S. (2010). Fresh starts and false starts: Young people in transition from elementary to secondary school. Toronto: Ontario Ministry of Education.

Tilleczek, K., Ferguson, B., & Laflamme, S. (2010). Executive synopsis for educational policy, practice and research – Fresh starts and false starts: Young people in transition from elementary to secondary school. Toronto: Hospital for Sick Children (Report to the Ontario Ministry of Education).


2009


Tilleczek K., Laflamme, S., Ferguson, B., Roth Edney, D., Cudney, D., Girard, M & Cardoso, S. (March 2009). Crossing the river to secondary school: A report of phase II of mapping the processes and pathways of transitions from elementary to secondary school (Report to the Ontario Ministry of Education). Toronto, Canada: Hospital for Sick Children.


2008


Tilleczek, K., & Jessop-Falcioni, H. (2008, March). Developmental health and optimal schooling practices for youth: A narrative report and summary (Report to the Sudbury District Public Health Unit and Laurentian University’s Vice President Research). Sudbury, Canada: Laurentian University.

Tilleczek K., Laflamme, S., Ferguson, B., Roth Edney, D., Cudney, D., Girard, M & Cardoso, S. (2008, March). Hope and fear in the elementary years: A report of phase I of mapping the processes and pathways of transitions from elementary to secondary school (Report to the Ontario Ministry of Education). Toronto, Canada: Hospital for Sick Children.


2007


Tilleczek K., Ferguson, B., Laflamme, S., & Roth Edney, D. (2007, August). Mapping the processes and pathways of transitions from elementary to secondary school: Interim status report (Report to the Ontario Ministry of Education). Toronto, Canada.

Tilleczek, K., & Ferguson, B. (2007, August). Transitions from elementary to secondary school: A review and synthesis of the literature (Report the Ontario Ministry of Education) Toronto, Canada: Hospital for Sick Children.

Mueller, M., Bovard, S., Tilleczek, K. & Ferguson, B. (2007, October). Grade 8 to 9 transition planning initiative evaluation (Report to the Ontario Ministry of Education). Toronto, Canada: Hospital for Sick Children.


2006


Tilleczek, K., Pong, R., Konkin, J., & Cudney, D. (2006, May). An evaluation of the admissions process of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (Report to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine). Sudbury, Canada: Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research.

Tilleczek, K., Gregory, T., Lopes, P., Muise, M., & Moreau, K. (2006, January). A report to the steering committee of the Sudbury low wage workers study: Focus group analyses (Report to the District Public Health Unit Steering Committee on the Working Poor). Sudbury, Canada: Laurentian University.


2005


Ferguson, B., Tilleczek, K., Boydell, K., Rummens, A, & Roth Edney, D. (2005, May). Early school leavers: Understanding the lived reality of disengagement from secondary school (Report the Ontario Ministry of Education). Toronto, Canada: Hospital for Sick Children.

Mueller, M., Ferguson, B., & Tilleczek, K. (2005, May). A quantitative report on early school leavers in Ontario (Report to the Ontario Ministry of Education). Toronto, Canada: Hospital for Sick Children.

Blanco, H., LeBrasseur, R., Lewko, J., Tilleczek, K., Volpe, R., Wilson, B-J., Duncan, A., & Keating, M. (2005, March). Managing the health and safety interests of young workers in small businesses. (Report to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Research Advisory Council).


2004


Boydell, K., Pong, R., Volpe, T., Tilleczek, K., Wilson, E., & Lemieux, S. (2004, May). The rural perspective on continuity of care: Pathways and barriers to care for children with emotional and behavioural disorders. (Report to the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation). Ottawa, Canada. www.chsrf.ca

Tilleczek, K., Russell, N., Pong, R., Caty, S., & Rukholm, E. (2004, January). An evaluation of the Ontario nurse practitioner continuing education program. (Report to the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing). Ottawa, Canada.

Tilleczek, K., Libiorin-Grenier, L., & Pong, R. (2004, May). Evaluating rural nurse practitioner continuing education: Literature review and annotated summary. (Report to the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing). Ottawa, Canada.


2002


Betty, D., & Tilleczek, K. (2002, January). Using a literacy program in rural northern communities not serviced by literacy and basic skills agencies. (Report to National Literacy Secretariat of Canada and Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities). Toronto: Ontario.

Caty, S., Tilleczek, K., Pong, R., Michelle, I., & Lemieux, S. (2002, February). Assessing the continuing education needs of nurse practitioners in northern and rural southern Ontario(Report to the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing). Toronto, Canada.