Student Performance in PISA 2018: Nettlesome Questions for Canada
July 30, 2020 - John Richards

Schools Face Three Nettlesome Challenges Beyond COVID

  • Author John Richards looks at data from OECD’s Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and finds...
No Easy Answers: Insights into Community Well-being among First Nations
May 21, 2020 - John Richards

Employment Key to Improving First Nations' Community Well-Being

  • Increased employment is crucial to improving the well-being of First Nations communities, and should be...
Work-Ready Graduates: The Role of Co-op Programs in Labour Market Success
January 14, 2020 - Rosalie Wyonch

January 14, 2020 – Participating in school/work co-op programs is linked to higher incomes and a higher likelihood of success in the labour market after graduation, but some get more benefits than...

Health and Grades: Nutrition Programs for Kids in Canada
February 28, 2019 - Rosalie Wyonch and Abby Sullivan

A strategy targeting the most at-risk children is needed to get the most out of school nutrition programs, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Health and Grades: Nutrition...

Pursuing Reconciliation: The Case for an Off-Reserve Urban Agenda
November 27, 2018 - John Richards

Current reconciliation efforts between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples are missing the main target, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Pursuing Reconciliation: The...

Comparing Outcomes: The Relative Job-Market Performance of Former International Students
August 30, 2018 - Mikal Skuterud and Zong Jia Chen

As Canada moves to increase its reliance on international students, monitoring foreign students’ labour-market performance has critical implications for education and immigration policy, according...

John Richards – Education the Critical Piece for an Indigenous Urban Agenda
Intelligence Memos
From: John Richards To: Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and provincial ministers of education Date: July 8, 2020 Re: Education the Critical Piece for an Indigenous Urban Agenda Since...
Don Drummond – COVID-19 and University and College Students
Intelligence Memos
From: Don Drummond  To: Post-secondary policymakers Date: April 6, 2020 Re: COVID-19 and University and College Students There are more than 2 million university and college students in Canada. Their...
Phil Oreopoulos – An Evidence-Based Approach to Education During a Pandemic
Intelligence Memos
To: Canada’s ministries of education From: Phil Oreopoulos Re: An evidence-based approach to education during a pandemic Date: March 30, 2020 The physical closing of schools is among the...
Nous avons étudié la rémunération des enseignants au Canada. Ce que nous avons découvert vous surprendra.
Research
Il n’existe aucune relation claire entre les résultats des évaluations des élèves à l’échelle provinciale et la rémunération relative des enseignants dans les six plus importantes provinces...