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Annual Ontario School Survey results reveal lack of action on challenges
Findings from 2021-22 Annual Ontario School Survey reveal challenges and issues that principals of Ontario's publicly funded schools are facing in the second year of the pandemic.
Ontario’s recovery action plan missing long-term vision
Ontario's education recovery plan focuses on time-limited programs such as tutoring to get students "back on track" - missing a long-term vision.
Major changes coming to online learning in Ontario
The province is planning to move much of the control over online learning in secondary schools out of the hands of school boards and put it under the control of TVO’s Independent Learning Centre.
Pan-Canadian scan reveals large gaps in education recovery and renewal plans
Only 4 out of 13 provinces and territories have articulated a vision or guidelines to manage, assess, or respond to the educational impact of COVID-19. None has allocated the substantial funding true recovery and renewal…
Education recovery and renewal plans needed for Canada
A pan-Canadian scan of K to 12 education policies reveals that all provinces and territories have detailed safety strategies, but few have comprehensive plans to manage, assess, or respond to the educational impact of COVID-19.
Who does $10/day child care actually benefit?
The federal government’s goal of $10-per-day child care by the end of 2026 aims to make child care affordable for all. However, the question remains, will achieving the $10 a day goal actually make ELCC…
People for Education provides concrete recommendations for action while schools are closed principals report on stress, inequity, and mental health challenges with return to online learning
For nearly two years, school staff have been faced with constant upheaval. People for Education reports on the challenges for principals and educators, and provides concrete recommendations for actions that should be taken while schools…
Comparing School COVID-19 Policies Across Canada
Masks, vaccines, distancing, in-person and online learning: Every province and territory has a different strategy.
Beyond the economy: the human benefits of early learning and childcare programs
Recently, there has been a public debate on childcare. What’s missing, however, in these heated discussions, has been the lasting, and potentially life-changing, benefits of early childhood education to children themselves.
What’s in Ontario’s COVID-19 back-to-school plan?
Ontario's back-to-school plan includes details on safety and masking, but little information on vaccinations or educational supports.