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Les directions d’école sonnent l’alarme sur la santé mentale des élèves
Les nouvelles données de People for Education révèlent que la santé mentale des élèves et des personnels est un défi majeur pour les écoles de l'Ontario. Les directions d’école font état d’une augmentation des problèmes…
Principals sound the alarm about students’ mental health
New data from People for Education show Ontario schools are not sufficiently supported to help students who are continuing to struggle with the aftereffects of the pandemic. Principals report increased behavioural issues, students having difficulties…
Inconsistent and under-resourced – the state of anti-racism strategies across Canada
A new report shows implementation of anti-racism strategies is inconsistent and under-resourced across Canada. There is a particular lag in Ontario.
European Child Guarantee provides a model for Canada
Unlike EU countries, Canada has no national action plan, no framework, and no national strategy to ensure that all Canadian children and young people have access to the rights, resources and programs they need to…
30 years with insufficient progress on child well-being
A recent report from the UN raised serious concerns about Canada’s lack of progress on addressing children’s rights issues.
Ontario is spending millions on tutoring, is it worth it?
Ontario has provided funding for tutoring programs. But does it really help? According to researchers, it depends on quality, frequency, and links to curriculum.
New report points to gaps in implementation of de-streaming in Ontario
People for Education’s latest report reveals gaps and challenges in Ontario's first steps toward de-streaming Grade 9.
Questions for political representatives during Ontario’s election
The choices politicians make will affect not only 2.5 million children and young people, but also Ontario's economy, health care system, and future. PFE has questions for the political parties.
Ontario joins the rest of Canada with new child care agreement
Ontario's agreement with the federal government to support lowered costs and greater access to early learning and child care programs will have long-term benefits for children and families. But was it worth the wait?.
Pan-Canadian Tracker of Early Learning and Child Care Agreements 2021-26
People for Education has put together a Canada-wide tracker for the new early learning and child care agreements 2021-2026 between provinces/territories and the federal government, with a overview of details on access, affordability, quality, and…