Fostering creativity develops resilience, resourcefulness, and confidence, and is positively linked to engagement, achievement, and innovation.
New data from People for Education show that, students in small and rural schools, in schools with higher levels of poverty, and in schools with lower levels of parental education are less likely to have…
In this session from PFE's 2017 Making connections conference, we learn about new ways students are being assessed in the classroom, and what it means for parents, students, and teachers.
Students need more than the 3Rs to be successful in school and in life. Health, citizenship, social-emotional, and creativity competencies are the ‘survival skills’ for the 21st century.
How can our public education system support students' development of competencies in creativity, citizenship, health, and social-emotional learning?
In this session from PFE's 2017 Making connections conference, some of the participants involved in the Measuring What Matters field trials will share how they are integrating the MWM competencies into their teaching.
This report provides an update on People for Education’s Measuring What Matters (MWM) initiative, including some of the early findings coming out of the school field trials.
This report includes preliminary findings from the Measuring What Matters field trials taking place in 26 schools across 7 Ontario school boards.
For the past three years, People for Education has been engaged in a project to develop broader goals and measures of success in education.
Dr. Rena Upitis of Queen's University examines why creativity and innovation are core skills for long-term success.
An overview of the work done to explore the relationship between the domains and education policy and curriculum in Ontario, and plans for the field trials to take place in Ontario schools.
Creativity competencies in action
Teacher Kim Stolys describes how she is using some of the creativity competencies from Measuring What Matters in her classroom.
Creativity in the news
On CTV's Your Morning, Annie Kidder talks about the important role of arts education in supporting the development of a broad range of skills.
New data from People for Education show that, despite the widely recognized importance of arts education, equitable access to arts programs and resources is an ongoing challenge for Ontario’s schools.