People for Education is an independent, non-partisan, charitable organization working to support and advance public education through research, policy, and public engagement.
Public education builds
Guidance counsellors: Expanding roles, limited access
People for Education's 2018 report on school guidance
Insights for system change
Across the world, there is broad agreement that success in both school and life will take more than numeracy and literacy skills and academic content knowledge. Students also need to develop skills, knowledge, and habits in social-emotional development, creativity, citizenship, and health.
Since 2013, we have been working with educators, researchers, and government partners to explore how to define, support, assess, and embed these broader competencies into teaching and learning in our publicly funded education system. A number of insights have emerged from this work...