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Desert Sands Community School in Ashcroft, BC is supporting the new basics and developing competencies in their students through student-driven interdisciplinary learning.
A recent study by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation suggests an increasing amount of teachers across Canada are seeing a rise in both the rate and severity of violence in schools.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)’s 20th Survey of Educational Issues reveals public opinions regarding satisfaction with Ontario schools, opinions on government spending on education, equity, economic relevance, and more.
On June 23, People for Education's Executive Director, Annie Kidder, received an honorary degree from York University at the spring convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Education. In a moving commencement address, she spoke of the…
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.…
A school in British Columbia has dramatically increased graduation rates for Indigenous students by partnering with the local Indigenous community to create a 20 credit academic program, The Academy for Indigenous Studies.
Ontario has a new provincial government, and education is one of its key areas of responsibility. We are looking forward to hearing how the new government will address the issues raised in these questions.
A pilot program aimed at improving literacy skills in young children found that engaging parents, teachers, and the community helped to improve literacy and change the way that the community thought about reading.
Results from the 2016 Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) show that Canada’s public school students continue to demonstrate high levels of proficiency in reading, mathematics, and science.
Last September, Premier Kathleen Wynne established an Independent Review of Assessment and Reporting in Ontario. The results of that review have been released, and include a number of recommendations to transform how students are assessed.