We provide research and evidence to support an ongoing dialogue about the value, purpose, and future of public education.
We publish reports based on our primary research, including the Annual Ontario School Survey.
In our articles, we synthesize the latest news and research - connecting the dots between public education and public good.
We present our research findings at local and international conferences for education practitioners and researchers.
We make policy submissions in response to government consultations and provide evidence-based policy analysis.
We have been tracking the resources and programs in Ontario’s schools for over 20 years. Over 1200 schools participate each year.
Working with experts, we have developed a set of key competencies in the areas of creativity, citizenship, social-emotional learning, and health.
Conference 2018 highlights
Our conference brings together parents, students, educators, researchers, school boards, and ministry staff to connect with and learn from each other. This year, we explored the role of public education in creating a better world.
Le présent rapport s’appuie sur les données du sondage annuel sur les écoles de l’Ontario (SAEO) de 2021-2022 de People for Education pour examiner la mise en œuvre du décloisonnement du cours de mathématiques de 9e année dans les écoles publiques de l’Ontario.
Our response to Ontario's recent education consultation
In the fall of 2018, Ontario’s Ministry of Education engaged in province-wide consultations on a range of issues. Our response focused on three areas: standardized testing; preparing students for the future; and the health curriculum.
People for Education’s latest report reveals gaps and challenges in Ontario's first steps toward de-streaming Grade 9.
The choices politicians make will affect not only 2.5 million children and young people, but also Ontario's economy, health care system, and future. PFE has questions for the political parties.
Ontario's agreement with the federal government to support lowered costs and greater access to early learning and child care programs will have long-term benefits for children and families. But was it worth the wait?.
People for Education has put together a Canada-wide tracker for the new early learning and child care agreements 2021-2026 between provinces/territories and the federal government, with a overview of details on access, affordability, quality, and…
Findings from 2021-22 Annual Ontario School Survey reveal challenges and issues that principals of Ontario's publicly funded schools are facing in the second year of the pandemic.
Thank you for this excellent and timely report. The inequities you highlight are an important issue that we're wrestling with and the report helps us to have more informed discussions.
- School board trustee
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