Projects and Partners

The Centre has a variety of ongoing projects and partnerships, in addition to a wealth of previously completed research initiatives. Learn more about each project below.

Future Ready Skills Translator

Collaborators: Gerrie Electric, Thrive Group, Walters Group Inc. 

Funder:  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) on behalf of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)'s College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program

Learn about the Future Ready Skills Translator (FRST)

Project Details

Material Handling 4.0

Collaborators: Centre for Community Partnership and Experiential Learning (lead), Blueprint ADE, Nova Scotia Community College, Vancouver Community College, Red River College Polytechnic

Funder: Future Skills Centre 

Learn about Material Handling 4.0

Hamilton Community Research Partnership

Collaborators: Hamilton Community Foundation, Hamilton Wentworth Public School Board, Hamilton Wentworth Catholic School Board, McMaster University, and Redeemer University

Funder: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario

Learn about the Hamilton Community Research Partnership

Proactive Advising Replication Study

Collaborators: Centennial College, Fleming College, Humber College, Education Policy Research Initiative  

Funder:  Ministry of Colleges and Universities 

Learn about proactive advising

Report on Student and Advisor Feedback

Report on Student Retention Outcomes

Evaluating Psychologically Attuned Academic Probation Letters

Collaborator: Shannon Brady, Wake Forest University

Funder: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (Access and Retention Consortium 2.0)

Learn about psychologically attuned communication

Interim and Final Reports

Piloting an Online Goal-Setting Program

Collaborator: Patrick Gaudreau, University of Ottawa

Funder: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (Access and Retention Consortium 2.0)

Learn about the online goal-setting program 

Assessing Basic Cognitive Skill Development and Transferable Life Skills

Collaborator: Centre for Teaching and Learning at Mohawk College

Funder: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (Learning Outcomes Assessment Consortium 2.0)

Learn about assessing skill development in college students

Predictive Modelling and Advising

Collaborator: Education Policy Research Initiative 

Funder: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (Access and Retention Consortium 1.0)

Learn about predictive modelling and advising

Online Goal-Setting using Narrative Therapy (Future Authoring)

Collaborator: Education Policy Research Initiative 

Funder: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (Access and Retention Consortium 1.0)

Learn about online goal-setting

Proactive Advising (Original Study)

Collaborator: Education Policy Research Initiative 

Funder: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (Access and Retention Consortium 1.0)

Learn about proactive academic advising