Our Research

Pursuing Excellence in Christian Education: Moral and Faith Formation
REPORT March 6th
Pursuing Excellence in Christian Education: Technology and Computational Thinking
REPORT March 6th
Pursuing Excellence in Christian Education: School Leadership
REPORT March 6th
Toward a More Diverse and Resilient Education Sector
REPORT March 2nd
What Do They Deliver?
REPORT February 10th
The Long, Quiet Work of Faith and Public Good
REPORT January 28th

Religion and religious groups have been integral to villages, towns, and cities for millennia. This remains true for communities today where the presence of congregations is evident. In the case of Guelph, iconic stone churches reflect the long-standing work of the faith community. The work of these communities isn’t always as visible. In this brief case study, we examine a particular set of dynamics that involve a range of congregational actors as they have developed strategies to make Guelph a better place to live for everyone.

Pursuing Excellence in Christian Education: Environmental Education
REPORT January 16th

What can schools do to promote environmental education? 

Researchers went on site in search of promising practices and excellence in Christian education. This is what they found. Read on.

Pursuing Excellence in Christian Education: Indigenous Perspectives
REPORT January 16th

What can schools do to promote indigenous education and reconciliation? 

Researchers went on site in search of promising practices and excellence in Christian education. This is what they found. Read on.

Pursuing Excellence in Christian Education: Civic Engagement
REPORT January 16th

What can schools do to promote civic engagement? 

Researchers went on site in search of promising practices and excellence in Christian education. This is what they found. Read on.

Negotiating the Complexity of Local Economic Development
REPORT December 19th

How can a local congregation directly support its neighbourhood economic growth for the common good? This Social Cities profile examines the lessons learned when the congregation of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Buffalo, New York undertook to establish the Westminster Economic Development Initiative to improve the quality of life for their neighbours and extended communities.