Narrative: VEEP will host three annual forums throughout the life of the initiative. VEEP forums target IRCC-eligible, newcomer youth and bring together emerging youth leaders, educators and community stakeholders to address emerging trends and approaches in education; including virtual best practices and innovative learning. More than 300 youth in W/E and across province will be invited virtually to attend. Forum participants and attendees include community stakeholders, IRCC SPO’s serving newcomer youth and School Boards.
FY3 Forum: The third and final forum takes a deep dive into online learning challenges faced by youth and trending conversation around youth with engagement in traditional, online learning environments as well as discussion and presentation of VEEP key research and findings around the impact of virtual learning dynamic to include: evaluations, recommendations, and findings based on evidence to attendees. Researchers, subject matter experts, educators, youth, PMT and evaluators will present VEEP report and findings, lessons learned from the project as well as recommendations. 300 youth and various stakeholders will participate.
Output description: 1 forum x 300 youth and stakeholders = 300
Target number of clients: 300 Youth from Windsor/Essex and province, stakeholders