Please see SQE’s press release regarding Sarah Warry-Poljanski: PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2017 Society for Quality Education Canada’s statement about Sarah Warry-Poljanski Newmarket, Ont. — The Society for Quality Education Canada issues the following statement on the recent allegation involving one of its board members, Sarah Warry-Poljanski: “SQE…
Excellence in teaching requires excellent teachers
The following blog post was submitted by an Ontario elementary school teacher. All professionals are supposed to be hired based on merit. Why? When professionals are hired based on merit we ensure that they are non-partisan, and possess the ability to complete their job. Furthermore, we – as taxpayers – can be confident that…
An Ontario teacher speaks from the heart and asks for a frank discussion
An anonymous open letter from an Ontario teacher: Let’s talk honestly about education in Ontario. This is an open letter about the education system in Ontario, and the conversation that we need to have. As a Canadian, a mother, a tax payer, and as a teacher I cannot stand idly by without at least attempting…
Gerry Nicholls: An idea to make schools better
Gerry Nicholls writes an important column on education reform. You can read it here: http://m.torontosun.com/2016/09/09/an-idea-to-make-schools-better
Enjoy, don’t fear going back to school.
Sarah Warry-Poljanski has a message for parents with kids heading back to school this fall. Read here: http://m.hamiltonnews.com/opinion-story/6821173-community-columnist-enjoy-don-t-fear-going-back-to-school
Like the Health Act, our schools need funding guarantees
Is funding for our Ontario schools being used to benefit children? Read Maddie Di Muccio’s take.
Alberta is embarking on a new education curricula – but we see some red flags. Here’s why.
Check out this article by Maddie Di Muccio (via Troy Media) on Alberta’s education reform. Is there a strong focus on ideology instead of practical tools for succeeding as an adult? http://www.troymedia.com/2016/08/10/financial-literacy-part-learning-plan/
SQE’s past – and future – is about ensuring success for school kids
In 2002, a former school teacher, Malkin Dare, concerned about the many students who struggled with their school work, made the choice to start a charity dedicated to improving success for kids. Since then, the Society for Quality Education has helped thousands of educators and parents assist children across Canada in reaching their potential for…
A Solid Case for Standardized Testing
(this column appeared in Troy Media June 2nd, 2016) The names of the tests differ – Common Core in the United States, EQAO in Ontario, FSA in British Columbia, Provincial Achievement Testing in Alberta, and so on. Yet the similarities are well established. Across many jurisdictions, large investments in time and money are being made…