Arts education in Ontario’s schools
Arts education plays a vital role in student engagement, achievement, and well-being. It also helps students develop a range of skills and competencies – not just in creativity, but also in citizenship, social-emotional learning, and…
Indigenous education in provincially funded schools
While public attention is most often focused on the challenges faced by on-reserve schools, the majority (82%) of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students attend provincially funded schools.
School guidance counsellors
In recent years, the role of the school guidance counsellor has expanded beyond the traditional role of providing education and career advice.
Northern, rural schools at a disadvantage
Results from People for Education’s 19th Annual School Survey raise significant questions about the impact of geography on students’ equitable access to education.
Special education supports in Ontario’s schools
Special education funding changes in Ontario may result in improved access and better programs, but there is currently no information available about the impact of the changes.
Beyond Rocket Science: Meeting the Challenge of Educating Citizens for a Complex World
Dr. Alan Sears talks about the importance of citizenship education.
Adding citizenship skills to the curriculum
In this guest blog for Samara, Annie Kidder talks about the importance of including citizenship skills in the curriculum.