Evidence-based research in action
Presentation to the OCASI ED Forum
Maryse Lemoine
Coordinator
Toronto Immigrant Employme...
Table of contents
• What is TIEDI?
• How does it work?
• Publications
• Challenges
• Future
What is TIEDI?
• Knowledge mobilization project
• Funded by SSHRC and York University,
for the period of 2008-2011
• Steer...
How does TIEDI work?
Forum
October 2008
June 2010
Workshops
Labour market outcomes
Barriers to employment
Workplace/career...
TIEDI’s publications
• 13 analytical reports
• Labour market update (May 2010 – )
• 30+ fact sheets
Challenges in working with data
• Amount of information
• Datasets & getting access to them
• Reliability
• Availability
Challenges: Amount of information
• Census
• Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS)
• International Adult Literacy and Skills Surve...
Challenges: Datasets
 
Statistics Canada data CIC
dataStatCan
website
Data Liberation
Initiative
Research
Data Centre
Cust...
Challenges: Reliability
• Sample size
• Definitions
– Immigrants: permanent residents, naturalized
citizens (Census, LFS),...
Challenges: Availability
• Data not collected
• Data no longer collected
– Census – data from long form questionnaire
won’...
Future of TIEDI
• Funding ending in 2011
• Focusing on existing findings vs. creating
new knowledge
Maryse Lemoine
mlemoine@yorku.ca
416-736-2100 ext. 22826
www.yorku.ca/tiedi
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B6 evidence-based research in action

  1. 1. Evidence-based research in action Presentation to the OCASI ED Forum Maryse Lemoine Coordinator Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative York University
  2. 2. Table of contents • What is TIEDI? • How does it work? • Publications • Challenges • Future
  3. 3. What is TIEDI? • Knowledge mobilization project • Funded by SSHRC and York University, for the period of 2008-2011 • Steering committee: – faculty members from York and Ryerson – community representatives from OCASI, TRIEC, WES
  4. 4. How does TIEDI work? Forum October 2008 June 2010 Workshops Labour market outcomes Barriers to employment Workplace/career information Mapping Circulate questionsWrite reports Training Rapid Data
  5. 5. TIEDI’s publications • 13 analytical reports • Labour market update (May 2010 – ) • 30+ fact sheets
  6. 6. Challenges in working with data • Amount of information • Datasets & getting access to them • Reliability • Availability
  7. 7. Challenges: Amount of information • Census • Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) • International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) • Labour Force Survey (LFS) • Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC) • Permanent Residents Data System / Landings data • Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics • Workplace and Employee Survey (WES)
  8. 8. Challenges: Datasets   Statistics Canada data CIC dataStatCan website Data Liberation Initiative Research Data Centre Custom order Census x x x Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) x x International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) x x Labour Force Survey (LFS) x x x x Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC) x Permanent Residents Data System / Landings (IMDB) x Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) x x Workplace and Employee Survey (WES) x
  9. 9. Challenges: Reliability • Sample size • Definitions – Immigrants: permanent residents, naturalized citizens (Census, LFS), temporary foreign workers, anyone who is not Canadian-born (WES)
  10. 10. Challenges: Availability • Data not collected • Data no longer collected – Census – data from long form questionnaire won’t be comparable to earlier years – Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada – Workplace and Employee Survey
  11. 11. Future of TIEDI • Funding ending in 2011 • Focusing on existing findings vs. creating new knowledge
  12. 12. Maryse Lemoine mlemoine@yorku.ca 416-736-2100 ext. 22826 www.yorku.ca/tiedi
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