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...

Tammy Schirle – When Markets Fail: The Case for Government Intervention in ELCC Provision
Intelligence Memos
From: Tammy Schirle To: Canadians Concerned about Childcare Date: August 19, 2021 Re:  When Markets Fail: The Case for Government Intervention in ELCC Provision It’s easy to find an economist who...
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...
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...