Consensus Day for Integrated Youth Mental Health in Alberta

The province of Alberta is set to implement a series of recommendations emerging from a comprehensive review and consultation regarding its mental health system.  One of the recommendations is to implement a “hub model” of service delivery, focusing on …

National Scale Out of School Mental Health Literacy Resource

Good mental health literacy is particularly important for young people. Mental health literacy should be embedded into existing school curriculum in an integrated, pedagogically appropriate, and sustainable way that strengthens existing institutions an …

School Grades: Identifying Alberta’s and British Columbia’s Best Public Schools

The goal of this project was to better understand elementary and middle school academic achievement by carefully interpreting standardized test results. By adjusting standardized test analyses on the basis of socio-economic considerations and comparing …

Enhancing the Social and Emotional Health and Well-Being of Canadian Children and Youth Through Monitoring and Community Engagement

The Middle Years Development Instrument is a population-level measurement tool that can be used to assess, understand, and inform decisions about children’s development for the middle years age group. It is a self-report survey completed by children in …

Democracy Bootcamp

Democracy Bootcamp is a professional learning conference for elementary and secondary school teachers designed to improve their capacity to deliver democratic engagement exercises and strengthen their commitment to civic education. In September of 2015 …

On-Reserve Education after Bill C-33

Across Canada, on-reserve schools face a range of challenges. This project will produce a research paper and consultation process to examine what can be practically done in the wake of the abandonment of Bill C-33 to improve Aboriginal on-reserve educa …