March 10, 2016
The population groups outlined in this factsheet were identified in Ontario’s Stepping Up: A Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed as youth who face multiple barriers and vulnerabilities. Stepping Up rightly reminds Ontario’s youth sector that “some groups of youth have unique circumstances, challenges and needs and we want to acknowledge the individual strengths and voice they bring to this framework. These youth may need more targeted supports and opportunities to ensure they are able to succeed.” Stepping Up acknowledges that some of Ontario’s most vulnerable youth belong to...
March 08, 2016
Every piece of content on the eXchange's Library for Youth Work has been created in-house or curated with the intent of being useful, relevant and accessible to all of our diverse youth stakeholders. This factsheet contains a list of all the main content types on this site. Keep in mind, we've designed everything to be searchable by content type, as well as the seven Stepping Up themes, different population groups, origin of the content and source. We also have key words and tags that will help refine your search. Academic LiteratureWe've searched through lots of academic journals so you don...
September 30, 2015
This toolkit was developed by the Pan-Canadian Joint Consortium for School Health. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:This toolkit intends to help communicate the importance of youth engagement as a key approach to implementing comprehensive school health. It also intends to provide research and rationale for practicing youth engagement in schools, school boards and districts, government ministries, health regions and community organizations. Lastly, this toolkit intends to provide a "how-to" resource of effective practices to support youth engagement in these contexts.