Our articles synthesize the latest news and research — connecting the dots between public education and public good.
Ontario’s government has pledged to reduce provincial spending by as much as $6 billion. Changes to education funding may result in larger class sizes when the 2019/20 funding is announced.
How do we translate the learning that happens in classrooms onto a report card? Find out what happens when students, teachers, and parents work together to design a new report card for the 21st century.
Highlights from "Roadmaps and roadblocks", our report on the policies, programs, and resources available to support students’ career and life planning. The report is based on findings from the Annual Ontario School Survey.
At People for Education’s annual conference, a group of educators, parents, and policymakers talked about the reality of post-secondary and career choices in today’s world, and how to address the challenges students face.
A new report from the Samara Centre for Democracy says that now, more than ever, we need “a politically educated and engaged citizenry.”
At our conference in November, a group of educators, parents, and policymakers explored how schools can create learning opportunities for all students, no matter what their learning needs.
"I believe research is a team sport. It’s not something you do by yourself at a desk, crunching numbers. I look forward to connecting with you as I start my journey with People for Education."
If education were the stock market, everyone would want to invest. Investors are happy these days if their stocks give them a return of 5% a year. In public education, the return is double that!
Annie Kidder shares some of the highlights from the ICSEI conference, and talks about the need to close the gaps between evidence, policy, and practice in education.
Christine Schandl, People for Education’s Research Manager, talks about what she learned at our annual conference from Magdalena Janus and Lois Mahon, two leading experts on Early Childhood Education.