Principals sound the alarm about students’ mental health
Ontario’s principals report increased behavioural issues, students having difficulties with self-regulation, and a range of unaddressed mental health challenges.
New report finds anti-racism strategies inconsistent and under-resourced across Canada
New report by People for Education shows gaps in implementation of anti-racism strategies across Canada and in schools across Ontario.
Survey of Ontario principals reveals lack of action on challenges
Initial findings of People for Education’s 2021-22 Annual Ontario School Survey (AOSS) show that principals continue dealing with an exceptional set of challenges related to running schools during the second year of the pandemic.
Pan-Canadian scan reveals large gaps in education recovery and renewal plans
A cross-Canada scan of K to 12 COVID-related education policies reveals few plans for recovery and renewal, and little funding to support it. People for Education is recommending that the federal government establish a establish…
Ontario principals report what worked and what didn’t in new People for Education survey
Principals report that despite the massive challenges their schools faced in the last 18 months, there are some innovations that they would like to see continue. But they also say that more must be done…
New report from People for Education calls for change to early learning and childcare
New report recommends embedding early learning and childcare in public education
People for Education Raises Major Concerns about Government Plans to Hand Over Online Learning to TVO/TFO
Major changes coming to online learning and lots of considerations affecting boards, schools, parents, and families that should be afforded the time for substantial consultation.
New Findings Show Principals Under Pressure
Initial findings of People for Education’s 2020/21 Annual Ontario School Survey (AOSS) show that principals are dealing with an exceptional set of challenges related to running schools during a pandemic.
SickKids report recommends smaller class sizes, increased resources
Report from experts says to reopen schools safely, government must manage community spread of COVID-19, support students' mental health needs, keep class sizes small and provide extra resources.
People for Education calls on government to convene a “Partnership Table”
Ontario needs a coherent and comprehensive plan for the next steps in the education system. To accomplish this, the province should constitute a tasks force leaders from all the major education organizations.