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.
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Public education. Public good.
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
The latest People for Education articles
Funding changes may result in losses of thousands of teachers.
At PFE's annual conference, the e-learning panel showed the nuanced perspectives held by opponents and proponents of e-Learning.
What's at stake in teacher bargaining?
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...