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NB-IRDT Joins Saint John’s Early Childhood Hub Project

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: January 6, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Education , Media , Youth



Breaking the cycle of poverty is not an easy task. Ending generational poverty requires large-scale commitments to improve education, health, employment, and more. Part of this commitment involves the installment of Early Childhood Hubs in two low-income neighborhoods, in Saint John, New Brunswick.    The two Early Childhood Hubs serve families with children under age 5, collaborating with service providers to provide high-quality learning environments and prepare young...

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Introducing ExperienceGNB: A Policy Bootcamp for High School Students

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: December 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Partners , Media , Training , Youth



Calling all high school students in the Fredericton area! The Government of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training have partnered to host a one-week policy bootcamp for high school students, taking place this March Break. This experiential learning opportunity, called ExperienceGNB, offers students a chance to use research to solve relevant problems facing them and their peers, and to see how government works in their province. From March 7-11, 2022,...

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New Brunswick Labour Force Participation

NB-IRDT

Posted: November 2, 2020 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: Economics , Population Research , Youth



From May to August 2020, NB-IRDT hosted the very first Pathways to Professions: an experiential learning program that provided six UNB students with hands-on workplace experience and training in research methods and job readiness. Each month, our Student Spotlight series will highlight some of the students’ research findings on the population demographics and economic progress of New Brunswick. The size of a region’s labour force is typically affected by the makeup of the...

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