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...

Messacar, Frenette, Handler – The Cost of Graduating During COVID-19
Intelligence Memos
From: Derek Messacar, Marc Frenette and Tomasz Handler To: Concerned Canadians Date: July 26, 2021 Re: The Cost of Graduating During COVID-19 Over the past year and a half, pandemic lockdowns have...
Philip Oreopoulos – High-dosage Tutoring Stems Pandemic Learning Loss. Canada Should Get Going
Intelligence Memos
From: Philip Oreopoulos To: Canada’s Education Ministers Date: May 26, 2021 Re: High-dosage Tutoring Stems Pandemic Learning Loss. Canada Should Get Going  Over a year after the onset of the COVID-19...
Green, Simard-Duplain, Siu – In-Person K-12 Schooling is Essential to the Canadian Economy
Intelligence Memos
From: David A. Green, Gaëlle Simard-Duplain, and Henry E. Siu To: Policymakers across Canada Date: January 27, 2021 Re: In-Person K-12 Schooling is Essential to the Canadian Economy The extent to...
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...