education

March 21, 2019
This factsheet was created by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: During the consultations for the Towards Race Equity in Education report, educators, parents, and students recommended that resources be developed to help Black parents engage with their students’ education. They felt that an engaged parent was critical to the success of Black students in Ontario’s education system. The series of information sheets – The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success – are...
March 21, 2019
This factsheet was created by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: During the consultations for the Towards Race Equity in Education report, educators, parents, and students recommended that resources be developed to help Black parents engage with their students’ education. They felt that an engaged parent was critical to the success of Black students in Ontario’s education system. The series of information sheets – The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success – are...
March 21, 2019
This factsheet was created by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: During the consultations for the Towards Race Equity in Education report, educators, parents, and students recommended that resources be developed to help Black parents engage with their students’ education. They felt that an engaged parent was critical to the success of Black students in Ontario’s education system. The series of information sheets – The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success – are...
February 18, 2019
This toolkit was published by the Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative (OCYI). HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT: Members of the Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative (OCYI) have expressed a need for more information on creating a homework club handbook for programs across the city. This handbook is meant to be a resource for volunteers and staff who are looking for best practices, evidence-based strategies, and tools for either creating a new homework club or improving an existing one. Examples in the handbook were provided by local community partners when possible in order to offer real...
January 24, 2019
The aims of this study were twofold: to describe associations between mentoring relationship quality (MRQ) and student academic adjustment in a formal mentoring program involving teachers as mentors and academically at-risk students as mentees, and to explore the mediating and moderating effects of student mastery goal orientation on these associations. One hundred and fifteen academically at-risk students in their first year of high school (mean age = 13.46, SD = 0.80) participated in ACCES, a one-year academic teacher–student mentoring program. Student academic adjustment and mastery goal...
December 07, 2018
This report was developed by Toronto Public Library. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:Toronto Public Library’s (TPL) Youth Services Strategy reaffirms the Library’s commitment to contribute to positive outcomes for youth ages 13 to 24. It provides a framework for enhanced and purposeful service that supports personal development, equitable access, and learning in youth. It positions the Library both as a space where youth are welcome and supported, and as a partner helping youth build positive futures for themselves and their communities.  
November 19, 2018
This factsheet was created by the Equity Literacy Institute.HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: This factsheet outlines 10 commitments that can be made by educators who are equity-literate. Equity literacy is a framework for cultivating the knowledge and skills that enable us to be a threat to the existence of inequity in our spheres of influence. More than cultural competence or diversity awareness, equity literacy prepares us to see even subtle ways in which access and opportunity are distributed unfairly across race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, (dis)ability,...
November 19, 2018
This factsheet was created by the Equity Literacy Institute.HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: Equity literacy is a framework for cultivating the knowledge and skills that enable us to be a threat to the existence of inequity in our spheres of influence. More than cultural competence or diversity awareness, equity literacy prepares us to see even subtle ways in which access and opportunity are distributed unfairly across race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, language, and other factors. The principles outlined in this factsheet refer to the knowledge...
November 19, 2018
This video was produced by The Social Planning Network of Ontario in partnership with YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) Community of Practice on Equity and Inclusion for Low-Income Students and Families is pleased to be partnering with leading experts and voices in the field to bring you this unique webinar series that looks at the impacts of poverty and classism on low-income students and their families. The first interview in this series featured Dr. Paul Gorski - educator, professor, author, and equity champion - in...
November 15, 2018
This factsheet was created by YouthREX.  From a very young age, kids exhibit curiosity about their bodies, and ask questions about reproduction and relationships. Sexuality takes different forms over the life cycle, but it is a natural part of being human – for children, adolescents, and adults alike. The role of sexual education is to empower students to know and appreciate their bodies, as well as to help them navigate the confusing world of intimate relationships. By providing scientifically-accurate, age-appropriate information, sex-ed gives students the tools to make informed choices...