People for Education is an independent, non-partisan, charitable organization working to support and advance public education through research, policy, and public engagement.
A strong, equitable, and prosperous Canada where universal public education fulfills its role as a cornerstone of our society.
To strengthen a universal public education system that graduates all young people with the skills and competencies they need to contribute to a fair and prosperous society, and to live happy, healthy, economically secure, civically engaged lives.
Lead a conversation, both in Ontario and nationally, about the purpose, value, and future of public education.
Build links among key constituencies both inside and outside the education sector in Ontario to enhance a shared understanding of the goals of public education.
Provide evidence and use research to advance public education's promise, and to ensure that all young people have an equitable chance for long-term success.
What People Are Saying
"...the only source of credible information on what's happening in our schools."
— Toronto Star
"Our public schools belong to all of us. They could and should be thriving hubs of every community — hubs of learning, of support for families and of neighbourhood activity."
— Annie Kidder, Executive Director
"I am always impressed at the total commitment [People for Education has] to education in Ontario, and I am glad that you are there doing what you are doing to ensure the public is aware of what is going on. Keep up the good work, we need P4E. Thanks from a total fan."
— Diana Stapleton