From grant writing tips to training manuals, research papers to inclusivity guides, there are many additional resources available through third-party organizations that can support the success of EL partnerships. Browse the links below to see what other resources might be helpful to you and your EL opportunity.
- The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has developed an overview of Guiding Principles for Experiential Learning.
- The Student Experiential Education Guide from York University’s Experience Hub can be valuable for employers as they support students in defining, managing and achieving their learning outcomes.
- The Council for Experiential Learning is a body of private, public and non-profit organizations supported by the Ontario Ministry of Education with the goal of creating EL connections, advising government and recognizing EL excellence.
- The Business/Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) exists to foster partnerships between post-secondary institutions and industry, and has a number of reports and resources on Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning.
- The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s report A Practical Guide for Work-Integrated Learning provides best practices and guidance on delivering effective EL opportunities.
- A report by Higher Education Strategy Associates outlines the various kinds of EL and their value-add for students and employers.
- FundingPortal is a platform developed to help businesses and organizations take advantage of available grants and incentives offered by municipal, regional, provincial and federal levels of government.
- The Government of Canada has a searchable database of existing government grants and contributions.
- The Government of Ontario has developed a list of funding supports and financial assistance options available to non-profit organizations in the province.
- Canada Startups Funding Database gives you access to over $754 million in financial supports, grants and loans from government and private investors.
- The Association of Fundraising Professionals has outlined tips and best practices for grant writing.
- Charity Village has a detailed post on how to effectively write funding proposals for government agencies.
Legal and Human Resources
- The Canada Human Resources Centre has developed a list of legal and illegal interview questions to help employers get the information they need from applications without compromising their rights.
- The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion has developed a series of toolkits for employers dealing with a variety of topics related to diversity, identity and inclusion in the workplace.
- Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has a wealth of factsheets, guides, toolkits and other resources to help navigate legal policy and frameworks as they relate to labour and employment.
- Accessibility Ontario has compiled a list of resources to help employers and organizations comply with accessibility laws and regulations, and support people with disabilities as workers and clients.
Skills Development and Training
- The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), an official partner of Propel, has many resources to support non-profit organizations looking to benefit from EL.
- The Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE) has useful resources and supports for career development.
- Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has outlined Essential Employability Skills to help you determine the kinds of skills you can expect from university students and graduates
- Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education has a variety of reports and resources to aid in skills development and training.
- Workopolis has outlined the most sought-after soft skills by Canadian employers.