January 27, 2018


A multi-ethnic group of elementary school children are indoors in a classroom. They are wearing casual clothing. They are learning computer programming. The students are crowding around a table to watch their teacher do a demo on a laptop.

Specifically, with this ARC site you can learn how to:

  • Conceptualize how data management, research and evaluation support your own work
  • Access reliable databases
  • Develop a knowledge mobilization strategy for your work
  • Assess the quality of claims being made in research reports
  • Create a logic model
  • Conceptualize how data, research, and evaluation support the policy and programming activities in your school or school board

Most importantly, this site is a repository of information and links to expert sources that will live and grow as we all use it.

Who should use the Applied Research Capacity Site?

Teachers, principals, research and evaluation staff, program coordinators, superintendents.

Why use the Applied Research Capacity Site?

Whether you’re monitoring a program, managing issues, teaching in a classroom, leading a school or school board, or formulating school or board policy or program decisions, a culture of inquiry supported by research and evaluation evidence helps to ensure you get the best results by

Need more help?

Please contact the Ministry’s Education Research and Evaluation Strategy Branch (cro.office@ontario.ca) for assistance.

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