The success of the First Nations Partnership Programs is evident:
86.4% of students completed one year of full-time, university-accredited study resulting, for students in British Columbia, in Early Childhood Education (ECE) certification issued by the Ministry of Health;
77.3% of students completed a full two years to achieve a Diploma in Child and Youth Care, compared with a national completion rate of 40% and below among First Nations students in other post-secondary programs;
95% of program graduates remained in their own communities;
65% of graduates introduced new programs for children, youth and families;
13% of graduates joined the staff of existing services; and
11% of graduates continued on the education career ladder, working towards a university degree.