Blogs by People for Education staff, board members, and invited guests provide a more personal perspective on a range of education issues.
What role does education research play in this “post-truth” era?
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.
Why ECE matters: developing transferable skills from the start
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.
Defining success: Views from the next generation
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.
What is “non-core” funding?
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?
The future of public education is the future of Canada
It’s in the public education system itself where hope lies. It is only through systemic change that we can ensure that young people are gaining the skills they will need for the future.
Beyond Rocket Science: Meeting the Challenge of Educating Citizens for a Complex World
Dr. Alan Sears talks about the importance of citizenship education.