Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Assessment of programs and services provided to newcomers by the New Canadian [sic] Centre
Sophie Leger. --, February 23, 1998., CAST 477: Canadian Social Policy.
Bridging the gaps
The primary purpose of this research project was to assess the effectiveness of programs and services currently offered by or in cooperation with the NCCP as well as to determine what services or programs, if any, are needed but are not in place., Introduction -- Introduction to the New Canadians Centre Peterborough -- Research questions and methodology -- Findings and recommendations. i) Awareness of services and programs ii) Specific services and their limitations iii) Other issues -- Broad recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendices., by Lindsay Adams ; Christina Dahl ; Sarah Lord. --, Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Carmela Valles at the New Canadians Centre ; supervising Professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Women's Studies, WMST 400 - Advanced studies in feminism.
Canadian immigrant integration literature review
By: Nika Farahani, Christine Franklin, Amanda McTague, Nathalie Smola, Brett Throop, Ben Vallieres., Completed for: Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration; Professor Davina Bhandar, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes glossary of terms., Includes bibliographical references., CAST-GEOG-POST-WMST 2245H Social and political economy of contemporary Canadian immigration.
Evaluation of settlement services
The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCCP) is a not-for-profit organization based in [sic] Peterborough, Ontario which seeks to assist people who have recently immigrated to Peterborough from outside of Canada. NCCP offers a variety of services to integrate and provide a sense of belonging to New Canadians, and also provides links to other organizations in the area., 1 Executive summary -- 2 Background -- 3 Purpose and scope of research. 3.2 [sic] Research questions -- 4 Research methodology. 4.1 Qualitative/quantitative integration. 4.2 Data collection. 4.3 Sample. 4.4 Client confidentiality. 4.5 Other data collection methods explored -- 5 Results. 5.1 What services, specifically, are being requested from the NCCP by which clients, and how often? 5.2 Which types of requests have [sic] NCCP typically been able/unable to meet? Do [sic] the data suggest specific reasons that [sic] NCCP has been unable to meet certain requests? If so, what are these issues? -- 6 Discussion. 6.1 Obstacles to service delivery. 6.2 Where are the men? 6.3 NCCP as a social hub -- 7 Recommendations. 7.1 Priorities for funding. 7.2 Priority resources to make available. 7.3 Priorities for professional development. 7.4 Priorities for community partnerships. 7.5 Other recommendations -- References., Matthew Robinson, Matt Taft, and Ryan Turley., Completed for: New Canadian Centre; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 422 - Assessment of Development Projects.
Evaluation report
Acronyms -- Executive summary -- 1.0 Description and purpose of the evaluation -- 2.0 Background information and discussion. 2.1 New Canadian Employment Initiative Program (NCEI). 2.2 Program clients. 2.3 Work placement. 2.4 COIN partnership. 2.4.1 COIN Food Services. 2.4.2 TEKdesk. 2.5 Work placement administration -- 3.0 Evaluation methodology -- 3.1 Design of the evaluation -- 3.1.1 Results based management -- 3.1.2 The RBM framework -- 3.1.3 Limitations of the RBM approach -- 3.2 Background research -- 3.3 Data collection procedure -- 3.4 Implementation measure -- 4.0 Data presentation and analysis. 4.1 Preliminary survey findings. 4.2 Finding from the focus group discussion. 4.3 Finding from the interview. 4.4 Unintended outcomes. 4.5 Analysis of evaluation findings -- Conclusion -- Recommendations -- Appendixes., by Obasesam Okoi and Leonard Kireti., Completed for: Carmela Valles at the New Canadians Centre; Supervisor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre from Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 422.
Evaluation report of the host program for the New Canadians' [sic] Centre
Background information -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Data analysis for host. Role definition. Specific cases. Ideas about Canadian culture. Recommendations -- Data analysis for client. Needs, motivation and levels of satisfaction. Language. Friendship and isolation. Employment. Perceptions of Canadian culture. NCC involvement in program., prepared by Vinita Ramani and Julie Archambault. -, Submitted to Sedef Arat-Koc., Includes bibliographic references (p. 43-48).
Oral histories of immigrants in Peterborough
by Bronte Germain & Karen Yamamoto., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: New Canadian Centre; Supervising Professor: Jose Miguel Garcia Ramirez / Karen McMullin; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., HSST 4900Y.
Oral histories of new Canadians
by Ayesha Barmania., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: The New Canadians Centre ; Supervising Professor: Jacqueline Solway ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 3700Y.
Preliminary research
Background info -- Acknowledgments -- Survey of New Canadian women -- Survey of non-profit organizations -- How to make the book -- How to update the book -- Recommendations -- Resources -- Appendix., by: Ziysah Danielle Markson., For Marg Hobbs, The Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, and the New Canadians Centre., Date of project submission: June, 2003., Includes bibliography., WMST 315, Women, Health and Environments
Reassessment of programs and services provided to the newcomers by the New Canadian [sic] Center
Recommendations -- Introduction -- Question 1 and 2: How long have you lived in Canada? Peterborough? What country are you from? -- Question 3: How did you find out about the New Canadian Center and the services it has? -- Question 4: Are you familiar with the services that are, or have been offered at the New Canadian Center? If yes, which services have you heard of? -- Question 5: Have you (or your family) used some of the services offered by the New Canadian Center? If yes, which ones? -- Question 6: Of the services that you have either used of heard of, which ones were not? How do you think these services could be improved? -- Question 7: What are the 3 most important areas of service that the New Canadian Center should focus on in order to best meet the needs of newcomers to the Peterborough community? -- Question 8: Do you feel prepared for the job market? Do you understand the steps and skills needed to get a job? -- Question 9: What types of services would you like the New Canadian Center to offer in order to assist you (and your family)? -- Question 10: Would you like to volunteer in any way at the New Canadian Center? -- Conclusion -- Appendix., Carol Sparks. --, April 23, 1999., NAST 381a : Theory of Community Based Research.
Settlement symposium planning with the New Canadians Centre of Peterborough
The report for the new Canadians' Centre of Peterborough (NCCP) deals with the perceived need for, and desire of, the agency to hold a symposium that would help to bridge the gap between newcomer's needs and the ability of service providers in Peterborough to deal with Newcomer issues., Introduction -- Section I: New Canadian Centre, Peterborough (NCCP) -- Section II: Methodology -- Section III: Funding sources -- Section IV: Past local and regional symposiums/workshops -- Section V: Focus group feedback and potential community partners -- Section VI: Anticipated structure of the settlement symposium -- Section VII: Canadian multicultural and immigration policy -- Section VIII: Class feedback and recommendations -- Section IX: Personal reflections: Benefits and barriers -- Section X: Closing remarks -- Appendix -- References/Resources., Richard Webster., Completed for: Professor Jessa Chupik, Trent University ; TCCBE., Includes: final report; bibliography., Includes bibliography (p. 37)., Political Studies, POST 477
The faces of our future
In 2009, individuals and organizations in the Peterborough community came together to form a Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration. The purpose of this Council is to help enhance the existing working relationships between the public, private, social service, and the third sector partners in our area in order to foster an integration of immigrants in our community., By the research partnership of The Peterborough Social Planning Council and the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Completed for: Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration; Produced by: Peterborough Social Planning Council & Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Executive summary -- Synopsis of issues from community -- Consultation -- Theme matrix -- The report -- Background -- Community consultation -- Demographic profile -- Demographic overview of immigration -- Trends -- Visible minorities -- Education -- Unemployment -- Income -- Language -- Immigrant status and period of immigration -- Generation status -- Net migration 2001 and 2006 -- Commuting flow data.

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