PRELIMINARY FINDINGS OF THE SCHOOL WITHIN A COLLEGE PROGRAM
The CPO explored effective ways to increase long-term student outcomes, both academically and internally. This included a survey of student’s perceptions and attitudes about the factors that they perceive as influencing their success (credit achievement) at school. Click here to view full report.
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS
The CPO examined 7 Canadian post-secondary education institutions and their ability to identify, develop, sustain, and maximize partnerships. Click here for the full report.
THE WHOLE IS MORE THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS
An assessment of 22 Toronto youth development and employment programs and their capacity to apply a holistic and integrated approach to serving youth participants. Click here to view report.
An Evaluation of an after-school program operating in seven Toronto District School Board (TDSB) middle schools and a literature review of best-practices in after-school programming was conducted by the Community Partnerships Office.
ASSETS COMING TOGETHER (ACT) FOR YOUTH
The Community Partnerships Office (CPO) is a collaborator on York University’s SSHRC research project that examines how marginalized urban communities can promote a socially-just community that enables positive youth development . Visit http://www.yorku.ca/act/ for more information.
ANTI-POVERTY COMMUNITY ORGANIZING AND LEARNING
This University of Toronto, SSHRC funded research project is an examination of how the pre-apprenticeship programs at George Brown College contribute to the reduction of poverty through unique learning strategies and popular education. Click here to read first interim report and visit www.apcol.ca for more information on the full study.
EXPLORING THE DUAL CREDIT & SCHOOL WITHIN A COLLEGE PROGRAMS AT GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE:
Examines the effectiveness of the Dual Credit and School Within a College programs use outreach, transition, an retention approaches to assist in student persistence and success. This research is funded by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.