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Gateway Cities Project Publications.

Cities

The project includes five major urban centres in which the research team will examine the determinants of post-secondary pathways for high school students.

Conferences and Workshops

A listing of current and past Conferences and Workshops facilitated by the Gateway Cities Project.

Infographics

View or Download the Intersectionality Infographics developed by the Gateway Cities Project.

The Gateway Cities Project

The Gateway Cities Project is the short name given to the 4 year SSHRC insight grant entitlted "Widening Post-secondary Access Pathways of Marginalized Youth in Gateway Cities."The project includes five major urban centres in which the research team will examine the determinants of post-secondary pathways for high school students.The urban sites selected are based upon the characteristic of the city as being a "gateway city" for recent immigrants, and the availability of large-scale data on recent secondary students and their PSE participation. Marginalized student groups identified in the research literature include: those with special needs, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, recent immigrants and lower socioeconomic status groups. The gateway cities selected provide meaningful national and international comparisons of equity issues that relate to the student groups selected and provide us with the opportunity to examine their access to and participation in PSE.  The Gateway Cities Project is very much a continuation of a previous SSHRC ("Postsecondary Pathways Project") on which Paul Anisef was Principal Investigator.

Gateway Cities News: A lack of racial data collection at Mac

"McMaster is one of 63 Canadian universities that cannot provide a breakdown of its population" Article published in The Silhouette newspaper by Shane Madill

Jun 01, 2017

Gateway Cities News: Universities have a serious data gap on race

"Universities have a serious data gap on race. How can we tell if there’s a problem if we don’t measure it?" Article published in University Affairs magazine by Carl James, Karen Robson & Kelly Gallagher-Mackay

May 19, 2017

Gateway Cities: CSSE (Congress 2016)

The Toronto and B.C. teams collaborated to present at the Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) at Congress 2016 at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta from May 28, 2016-June 2, 2016.

Jun 08, 2016