A broadly based education, with diverse opportunities for learning, provides students with an equitable chance for success, no matter what their background or future goals.
Since 2000, UNICEF has released a series of publications focusing on the well-being of children in wealthy countries. This year’s report card looks at equality in education.
According to the Ontario Human Rights Commission, many students with disabilities do not have equal access to educational opportunities in Ontario, either at the primary and secondary, or at the post-secondary level.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)’s 20th Survey of Educational Issues reveals public opinions regarding satisfaction with Ontario schools, opinions on government spending on education, equity, economic relevance, and more.
In September 2017, Premier Kathleen Wynne established an Independent Review of Assessment and Reporting in Ontario. The results of that review have been released, and include a number of recommendations to transform how students are assessed.
New data from People for Education show that students in small/rural schools, schools with higher levels of poverty, or with lower levels of parental education, are less likely to have access to learning opportunities in…
This report, based on the results from our annual survey of schools, identifies equity issues related to fundraising and fees in Ontario’s publicly funded schools. Over 1200 schools across Ontario participated in the survey, and…
A new report from People for Education reveals that Ontario elementary schools with low poverty rates raise twice the amount raised by schools with higher poverty rates.
Canada's largest school board is planning substantial changes to close the gap in student outcomes.
How can our public education system support students' development of competencies in creativity, citizenship, health, and social-emotional learning?
In order to be successful in school, students need competencies beyond the 3R's. However there can be a “competency gap” between students from high- and low- socio-economic status backgrounds in a number of these areas.
In the media:
Shelley Moore has used her experience, both as a teacher and a person with a learning disability, to guide other teachers in how to support children with complex and diverse needs.
A feature story on Maggie MacDonnell, the keynote speaker at our 2018 annual conference, and the winner of the $1 million Global Teacher Prize in 2017.
This Toronto Star article about our 2018 annual report on publicly funded schools in Ontario focuses on the equity issues raised, including access to childcare, arts programs, and special education.