Measuring What Matters: Phase 3 progress report
This report provides an update on People for Education’s Measuring What Matters (MWM) initiative, including some of the early findings coming out of the school field trials.
Canada well above OECD average on PISA
Approximately 20,000 Canadian 15-year-olds from about 900 schools participated in international PISA tests in 2015. Results show Canada's public education system is strong.
Are schools preparing young people for the future?
We’ve heard it as a hot topic at family dinner tables, and from employers complaining about the lack of needed skills in job applicants: What are schools doing to prepare young people for a complex…
John Mighton to be honoured
Dr. John Mighton O.C., founder of the award-winning social enterprise, JUMP Math, is this year’s winner of the Egerton Ryerson Award for Dedication to Public Education.
A new mandate for the Minister of Education
On September 23rd, Ontario's Premier sent "mandate letters" to all of her Ministers.
Measuring What Matters: A field guide to field trials
For the past three years, People for Education has been engaged in a project to develop broader goals and measures of success in education.
Why are music rooms closing?
Over the last few years, the Ministry of Education has made substantial changes to education funding.
Health education and supports in Ontario’s schools
Ontario’s revised health and physical education curriculum focuses on the idea that health and physical education programs are most successful when delivered in healthy schools.
Ontario has new Minister of Education
There will be a number of issues facing Ontario's new Minister of Education.
School libraries play an essential role in ensuring that Ontario’s students are prepared for today’s information- and knowledge-based society.