Fostering creativity develops resilience, resourcefulness, and confidence, and is positively linked to engagement, achievement, and innovation.
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.
A summary of the findings from the initial public consultations and an outline of the work done to identify the five domain areas and conditions for quality learning environments.
The launch report for Measuring What Matters, a project proposing five dimensions of learning that, alongside academic achievement, might be part of a more comprehensive set of indicators of success.
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.