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Updates to changes to Ontario education funding
Funding changes may result in losses of thousands of teachers
The pros and cons of e-Learning
The e-Learning session at People for Education's annual conference showed me the nuanced perspectives held by opponents and proponents of e-Learning and the various concerns held about the appropriate design and implementation of mandatory e-Learning…
A timeline for teacher labour issues
What's at stake in teacher bargaining? Contracts expired for all of Ontario's teacher federations in August. The province and the teachers remain far apart on the main issues.
Re-imagining education in Saskatchewan
The Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation has led a year-long consultative process to "Re-imagine Education." They have released a 12-point plan.
Student mental health is everyone’s responsibility
New report finds principals across Ontario are facing increasing challenges in meeting the needs of students struggling with mental health issues., There are also substantial regional disparities in access to supports such as social workers,…
Province cuts $1 million from funding for parent engagement projects
Ontario has reduced funding and changed the process so that parents groups can no longer apply for funding to support parent involvement.
Education funding changes continue to have impact
Changes to education funding in Ontario are having an impact on contract negotiations, staffing, and school boards' budgets.
Right to Read: OHRC launches public inquiry
People for Education has taken a look at The Ontario Human Rights Commission's Right to Read inquiry that examines possible human rights issues in public education in Ontario.
Is it time to re-define “the basics”? New campaign supports change in education
People for Education has launched a communications campaign to build understanding of vital skills beyond the 3 R's - THE NEW BASICS
The Math Proficiency Test: Ontario implements mandatory teacher testing for new teachers
People for Education has taken a look at teacher-testing policy in Canada and the US - it shows mixed results