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In this session from PFE's 2017 Making Connections conference, speakers discuss how schools can go beyond offering stand-alone "native studies" courses, and incorporate Indigenous perspectives and knowledge in all subjects.
The process for closing schools involves many difficult decisions, and can pit groups against each other. There is a provincially mandated process, which has been revised a number of times. The government is now consulting…
The province is asking for public input on improving assessment and reporting at the individual, school, school board and system-wide levels.
Canada is far below the OECD average on enrollment in early childhood education
Keeping track of the essential resources and programs in Ontario’s schools, and how they are affected by changes to provincial policy and funding.
Changes are coming to Ontario's curriculum, the EQAO, and students' report cards.
The province has committed to review streaming in grade 9 and 10, and look at other parts of the system that are creating inequity for students.
This is an excerpt from our annual report on Ontario's publicly funded schools, based on surveys from over 1000 school principals across Ontario.
The new plan for rural and northern education includes $20 million in additional funding for school boards with a high number of students who live in rural areas.
This is an excerpt from our annual report on Ontario's publicly funded schools. It looks at the state of language support in Ontario's English and French public schools.