People for Education is a unique organization in Canada: independent, non-partisan, and fuelled by a belief in the power and promise of public education. We create evidence, instigate dialogue, and build links so that people can see — and act on — the connection between public education and a fair and prosperous society.
People For Education
Public education. Public good.
Temporary office closure
People for Education has temporarily transitioned to working remotely and the PFE office is currently closed. While closed, you can contact PFE at the email address found by clicking the contacts below:
Summer Cowley, Communications & Research Coordinator
The latest People for Education articles
Changes made to class size funding, e-learning, and Local Priorities Fund.
People for Education is recommending a comprehensive review of education funding in Ontario so that it meets the needs of students in 2020.
A new report from Children’s Mental Health Ontario shows that children are waiting as long as two years for counselling and treatment for mental illness.
What is important in education?
The New Basics
Skills for success in our rapidly changing world
What skills do your kids need in their backpacks to thrive at school, at home, and in life?
Learn more about The New Basics
PFE Conference 2019
Supporting students’ mental health:
A collective responsibility
With student mental health needs on the rise, how can everyone share in the responsibility of supporting our students? We looked at in-school resources, the impact of geography, innovation in promoting school-wide mental health, and the costs of not addressing student mental health.
To find out what’s next and to see our recommendations, read our latest report on student mental health here.
Why public education?
We asked students, educators, parents, and researchers to answer the question "Why public education?"
Here is what they had to say...