A broadly based education, with diverse opportunities for learning, provides students with an equitable chance for success, no matter what their background or future goals.
Equity: Developing competencies, changing trajectories
Since 2015, educators from across Ontario have been field testing the use of a set of competencies in health, creativity, social-emotional learning, and citizenship. A number of themes have emerged from this work.
The Learning Opportunities Grant 2017
This report looks at changes to the province's Learning Opportunities Grant, and whether it is meeting its original purpose of supporting students deemed 'at-risk' of academic failure or disengagement.
Fundraising and fees 2017
This report is an excerpt from our annual report on Ontario's publicly funded schools. It examines school-based fundraising and fees, and the growing gap between schools in terms of the amount of money raised.
Competing Priorities: People for Education annual report on Ontario’s publicly funded schools 2017
People for Education's annual report on Ontario’s publicly-funded schools is an audit of the education system – a way of keeping track of the impact of funding and policy choices in schools across the province.
The geography of opportunity: What’s needed for broader student success
People for Education's Annual report on Ontario’s publicly-funded schools is an audit of the education system – a way of keeping track of the impact of funding and policy choices in schools across the province.
Applied or Academic: High impact decisions for Ontario students
This report examines the impact of choosing applied vs. academic courses in high school.
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Insights for system change
How can our public education system support students' development of competencies in creativity, citizenship, health, and social-emotional learning?
Tens of millions in grants targeted for needy students aren’t reaching them
The Auditor General's report raises the same concerns flagged by People for Education in our 2017 annual report on Ontario's schools. Funding to support at-risk students is being used to cover shortfalls in other areas.
Play equity: Should parent fundraising determine the quality of Toronto’s schoolyards?
People for Education's annual survey findings show that for every $1 raised in schools in low-income neighbourhoods, affluent neighbourhoods are able to raise $49, an increase from $1 and $25 nine years ago.