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People for Education Raises Major Concerns about Government Plans to Hand Over Online Learning to TVO/TFO
Major changes coming to online learning and lots of considerations affecting boards, schools, parents, and families that should be afforded the time for substantial consultation.
Initial findings of People for Education’s 2020/21 Annual Ontario School Survey (AOSS) show that principals are dealing with an exceptional set of challenges related to running schools during a pandemic.
Report from experts says to reopen schools safely, government must manage community spread of COVID-19, support students' mental health needs, keep class sizes small and provide extra resources.
Ontario needs a coherent and comprehensive plan for the next steps in the education system. To accomplish this, the province should constitute a tasks force leaders from all the major education organizations.
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"Christine Schandl, of People for Education, said if cellphone use is left to the discretion of principals and teachers, then the policy will be similar to what currently exists."
A B.C. school district has revamped its report cards to include feedback on core competencies such as creative and critical thinking, social and personal responsibility, and positive personal and cultural identity.
“We have to be preparing students with the skills that will allow them to do any job as they wind their way to adulthood.” - Annie Kidder
EdCan Research Watch: Roadmaps and roadblocks: career and life planning, guidance, and streaming in Ontario’s schools
Our latest report is one of the papers featured in the February 26 edition of EdCan Network's Research Watch page.
According to People for Education's latest report, schools are having a hard time implementing Ontario's career and life planning policy because of a lack of resources, supports, and time.