Blogs by People for Education staff, board members, and invited guests provide a more personal perspective on a range of education issues.
Students’ mental health has an impact on both their education and their long-term success. Participants at our annual conference had the opportunity to learn more about the role schools play in supporting students’ mental health…
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.
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.
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.
Vincent Atallah, PFE board member and chair of the NextGen Committee, talks about what he learned at our annual conference from a panel of young people discussing what “success” means to them.
The Ministry recently asked whether there are“parts of the funding formula that are not core to the delivery of education in Ontario.” Annie Kidder asks what should the core business of education be?