Publications

  • Employability Assets of Employees in a Diversified Workplace - This report was aimed at developing a better understanding of the workforce in and around the City of Thompson, Manitoba. It summarized the process and outcomes of a two-round modified Delphi approach that identified the employability assets for the working age population. Given the demographics of Northern Manitoba and the City of Thompson, a diversified […]
  • Final Research Report: Action Research as a Catalyst for School Change: Lakeshore School Division Community Circle - This 2013 research was part of the VOICE (Vital Outcome Indicators for Community Engagement) for Children and Youth project involving the Lakeshore Community Circle and Brandon University. Three success pathways were identified: technology instructional strategies, and physical spaces. Data for this report were collected through surveys and focus group discussions. The action research projects and […]
  • Success Through Our Eyes – Indigenous Youth Perspectives - In this booklet, the Indigenous Youth Community Circle brings to light the diverse meanings of educational success from Indigenous youth across Manitoba. Indigenous youth had the opportunity to share photos along with narratives to capture their perspectives of the true meaning of success. Success Through Our Eyes – Indigenous Youth Perspectives
  • Seeking Mino-Pimatisiwin (The Good Life): A Photovoice Research Project - This booklet celebrates Indigenous youth success in Manitoba. The project was organized by a group of Indigenous youth leaders from around Manitoba and researchers from Brandon University. Photo images along with personal narratives focus on the Indigenous worldview of mino-pimatisiwin – the on-going process of seeking the good life. Seeking Mino-Pimatisiwin (The Good Life) – A […]
  • Report on the Research Round Table on Sexually Exploited Children and Youth in Brandon, Manitoba - Children and youth in Brandon, Manitoba, are at risk of sexual exploitation. This research was conducted with multiple agencies, service providers, and educational authorities from Brandon. It shows the need for more awareness and training and explores the issues and consequences of sexual exploitation and challenges and opportunities for coordinating services. Report on the Research […]
  • Working Together to Support First Nation, Metis and Inuit Youth Success: A Policy Framework Prepared by the Youth Community Circle - Data have shown that FNMI youths face barriers to success, and recommended policies have failed to improve the youth’s success. The policy frameworks developed for FNMI are limited. With the assistance of Brandon University, this policy framework was designed to share FNMI’s perspectives on educational success and leadership. The framework consists of four phases of […]
  • Voices from Thompson’s 2012 CEPS Youth Development Program: Research Conducted Through the Vital Outcome Indicators for Community Engagement Project - This report describes the Cultural, Economic, Political, and Social Youth Leadership Program at the Métis Centre in Thompson, Manitoba, in 2012. Using transformative learning theory as a theoretical framework, this report discusses the experiences of participants and facilitators involved in the CEPS program. The four areas of the program were identified by Aboriginal youth as […]
  • Success Through Our Eyes: A Photovoice Project - This photovoice project was designed by Indigenous youth leaders to tell their stories of success and leadership using photographs and narratives. Success Through Our Eyes – A Photovoice Project
  • Final Research Report: Scholastic Success Study of Aboriginal Students in the City of Brandon - This report presents the findings of two research projects aimed at Aboriginal youth in the City of Brandon, Manitoba, in 2015: (1) youth employment and (2) scholastic success. It identifies the challenges, barriers, and opportunities that affect scholastic success, and ultimately education achievement, and underlines the importance of implementing programs and policies to eliminate these […]
  • Final Research Report: Needs and Gaps Analysis of Aboriginal Youth Employment - This report provides insights into Aboriginal youth employment in Brandon, Manitoba, in 2016. Seven community organizations in Brandon assisted with the distribution of surveys to a mixture of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youths. The objectives included the identification of trends, barriers, and challenges for Aboriginal employment, to recommend actions to overcome these barriers and challenges, to […]
  • Indicators of Student Success: Teacher Handbook - This handbook is mainly for educators within the K-12 education system to evaluate their practices to improve their methods for students’ success. The survey instruments are self-report measures for students to complete as well as some for teachers to self-reflect upon their own teaching measures including evaluating the following practices within the education environment: personal […]
  • Cultural Proficiency Success Pathway: Thompson Community Circle - This report illustrates the value of conducting and disseminating community-based participant action research—how seemingly disparate communities and agencies can work together to benefit everyone involved. Thompson has a high population of First Nation, Métis, Inuit, and immigrant families. The report highlights the connection between school and community and the importance of incorporating frameworks that reflects […]
  • Cultural Proficiency Success Pathway: Thompson Community Circle - This report illustrates the value of conducting and disseminating community-based participant action research—how seemingly disparate communities and agencies can work together to benefit everyone involved. Thompson has a high population of First Nation, Métis, Inuit, and immigrant families. The report highlights the connection between school and community and the importance of incorporating frameworks that reflects […]