youth outcomes

October 02, 2017
This report was published by The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:This exploratory research was undertaken to review outcomes for youth who have transitioned or “aged-out” of the child protection system in Ontario. The purpose is to better understand the lasting impact of growing up in the child protection system. The analysis sought to synthesize data from selected academic and “gray literature” (media stories or articles written by professionals in the field) and supplement it with information obtained from 17 informal...
August 12, 2017
This report was published by YouthREX. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission describes reconciliation as the ongoing commitment to building and renewing healthy relationships that are based on honesty, mutual respect, and an understanding of identity. In order to improve outcomes for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth living on Turtle Island, youth sector stakeholders need to participate in the restorative work of truth and reconciliation. How might the work of truth and reconciliation unsettle dominant youth sector structures and practices? How might we learn from and integrate...
March 07, 2017
This report was published by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:The Design Day brought together youth sector stakeholders – youth, youth workers, policy makers, researchers, funders and citizens – to collaboratively tackle four ‘thorny’ challenges, or Idea Labs, that youth and youth workers experience. This event was hosted in collaboration with the Youth Opportunities Fund at the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This report is a snapshot of this Design Day and includes the four Idea Lab challenges that the Design Day focused on and the eight prototype pitches that participants...
April 14, 2016
This factsheet was created by Youth Research and Evaluation eXchange Evaluation is always better when stakeholders are engaged in the process. In youth work, who has more at stake in the outcomes than youth themselves? Meaningful youth involvement in research and evaluation can support the outcomes that the youth sector is working to achieve. Youth engagement improves the overall quality of evaluation and benefits the wider community as a whole. Evaluation does not have to get in the way of good youth work.