Fun and factual story on how Our Kids Network
collects and uses data from surveys. Rudy, the turnip explains why it's so
important for community members to do surveys so children, youth and families
The OKN Neighbourhood Data Profiles integrate local data from 6 different
sources, giving us a detailed picture of the wellbeing of children 0
to 12 years-old. OKN identified 27 neighbourhoods in Halton to
collect data at this local-level because of the important role that
neighbourhoods play in child development.
The municipal “Tell Them From Me (TTFM)/OurSCHOOL Secondary School
Survey” data is Halton-specific and provides an outline of the
wellbeing of Halton youth, 13 to 18 years-old.
who work with children, youth and families can use this and other OKN
data resources to plan and implement programs and services at the
local level, where it matters most.
more about the neighbourhood profiles and municipal data.
Our Kids Network Neighbourhoods, and Halton Wards and Municipalities Map.
Our Kids Network wants to make important data and information open, accessible and usable so everyone can work towards the Halton 7 so all children thrive. The OKN Data Portal is an interactive database containing a large inventory of community-level data. Users will find community and neighbourhood-level information, demographics, OKN research data on health, safety, education, Developmental Assets, census data and more. More about the Data Portal. Data Portal resources. Start using the OKN Data Portal
Our Kids network has been collecting and sharing data on a diverse and robust set of indicators related to the status of children, youth and families since 2003. Starting with the Community Report Card 2004, the network has produced a wide variety of reports, analyses and visualizations of data and knowledge.Go to Research Reports, Tables and Archives
Working towards creating the best conditions for children thrive in Halton requires evidence-based strategic planning. Our Kids network relies on these foundational frameworks to structure, guide and monitor our work: Results Based Accountability, the Halton 7 population results, Knowledge Mobilization and Collective Impact. More...