Category: Lessons Learned

Posted on: June 30, 2014 Posted by: Amy McLoughlin Comments: 0

Contemplating the future of our JHS work

2013 was a big year of solidifying and transition. To work towards our new goal of increasing the percentage of high school graduates accessing skilled employment, we reviewed our programs to ensure our work led us closer to achieving this goal. Lots of programs ended, and others were introduced (Learning …

Posted on: July 26, 2013 Posted by: Melissa Chungfat Comments: 0

Students’ first Dream Talk

Six Dream Class students delivered professional presentations at the first ever Dream Talk! During the dream classes throughout the year, young people are provided a forum to identify and discuss their dreams and challenges they’ll need to overcome. The support includes career resources, mentorship and group workshops. In the past, …

Posted on: June 25, 2013 Posted by: Katherine Tempel Comments: 0

The future for Child Clubs and Young Leader Clubs

PEPY’s Child Clubs (also known as Child-to-Child) began in 2008 to support local solutions for community issues through youth-led action. In 2011, Young Leader Clubs were also established to cater for older youth who still wanted a forum outside of school to learn new things and discuss important issues in …

Posted on: April 24, 2013 Posted by: Sarakk Rith Comments: 0

Survey on high school and university students

PEPY is trying to be more effective in implementing our work and responding to the needs of the community – especially the students who receive direct benefit from our work. In order to do that in the right way, we decided do the research to find out the real needs …

Posted on: March 25, 2013 Posted by: Chethan Roberts Comments: 0

Assessing feedback

“The teacher speaks English too fast” was one of the comments received as part of feedback recently conducted at the Chanleas Dai Secondary School for PEPY’s English classes. Seng Chim and Satra Phan collected feedback from the students in order to figure out what was working, what was not and …

Posted on: November 26, 2012 Posted by: Anna McKeon Comments: 0

Why do students drop out of school?

This is the big question that we keep asking and asking at PEPY. Why do students drop out, and is there a way we can encourage them not to? Drop out rates at Chanleas Dai Junior High School have risen from 3% to 9% to 22% over the last three …

Posted on: November 21, 2012 Posted by: Anna McKeon Comments: 0

Lessons learned – our external evaluation

Earlier this year, PEPY hired an external consultant to conduct an impact assessment of our programs. You can read a summary of the final report and also the response to the report from the PEPY Board and Senior Management team via the links below. Executive Summary of Program Evaluation 2012 …