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Principals sound the alarm about students’ mental health
Ontario’s principals report increased behavioural issues, students having difficulties with self-regulation, and a range of unaddressed mental health challenges.
New report finds anti-racism strategies inconsistent and under-resourced across Canada
New report by People for Education shows gaps in implementation of anti-racism strategies across Canada and in schools across Ontario.
Survey of Ontario principals reveals lack of action on challenges
Initial findings of People for Education’s 2021-22 Annual Ontario School Survey (AOSS) show that principals continue dealing with an exceptional set of challenges related to running schools during the second year of the pandemic.
Pan-Canadian scan reveals large gaps in education recovery and renewal plans
A cross-Canada scan of K to 12 COVID-related education policies reveals few plans for recovery and renewal, and little funding to support it. People for Education is recommending that the federal government establish a establish…
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New report calls for coherence and caution in education changes
People for Education's 2018 Annual report on Ontario’s schools focuses on need for education “ecosystem”.
London Free Press: Student well-being, rural schools to be hammered by funding cuts: Officials
According to the Thames Valley District School Board, rural schools will be most affected by the proposed cuts to education funding. These cuts may affect both classroom learning and student mental health.
Report identifies challenges for implementation of new provincial policy on technology in schools
A new report from People for Education identifies potential implementation challenges for the new provincial policy on technology in schools, including mandatory e-learning credits and cellphone bans.
Ottawa Citizen: Few students currently enrolled in e-learning courses
"Just five per cent of students on average per high school in Ontario are currently enrolled in online courses, and some have trouble learning so independently, says a report released Monday."
The Agenda: Education Reform in Ontario
Annie Kidder, our Executive Director, is one of the panelists on TVO's The Agenda, talking about the impact of recently announced changes to education.