Education

Published On: November 20, 2020
Since 1995, the York Region District School Board has partnered with Thornhill’s Giant Steps, a school and therapy centre. Now the board says the agreement is ending — and families worry kids will lose vital supports.
November 13, 2020
The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
November 12, 2020
How are schools, students and parents faring with online learning?
Published On: November 06, 2020
COVID-19 readiness plans. Quarantine. Delayed permits. International students who planned to attend college or university in this province are facing obstacles on their path back to the classroom.
Published On: October 26, 2020
In a present-day world undergoing significant social change, the province’s teachers are finding new ways to engage students about the past.
Published On: October 22, 2020
Some Ontario universities managed to do in one weekend what might otherwise have taken a decade to accomplish — going almost entirely virtual.
Published On: October 19, 2020
Starting next week, teachers will be hired according to merit rather than seniority. Not all support the move — or when and how it was made
Published On: October 10, 2020
With full tuition for online university courses still in place despite the pandemic, and employers looking for skills-based training, some say more and more students could forgo the university route.
October 08, 2020
How are post-secondary students doing now that they're back at school?
Published On: October 06, 2020
In-person school can be risky — if it’s even an option full-time. But virtual studies often aren’t accessible. That leaves Ontario families struggling to make sure their kids will get an education during COVID-19.
Published On: October 05, 2020
OPINION: A digital-media “case study” chronicles the creation, implementation, and destruction of the Liberal promise of free tuition in Ontario. What lessons does it have for COVID-19?
September 25, 2020
Announcing a new podcast series celebrating TVO's 50th birthday.
September 15, 2020
Caroline Alphonso, education reporter for the Globe and Mail, discusses how Ontario is getting back to the books.
September 15, 2020
The Agenda asks unions representing Ontario teachers what they want to see for school reopening amid the pandemic.
Published On: September 15, 2020
Public-health measures are changing how classrooms function — and creating new challenges for kids who are deaf and hard of hearing.
September 14, 2020
Parents are choosing to homeschool their children during the pandemic. But what does that entail?
Published On: September 14, 2020
TVO.org speaks with three teachers about the province’s reopening plan, their concerns about the upcoming term — and how they’ll be trying to keep their kids safe.
Published On: September 14, 2020
OPINION: Learning pods hold the promise of safer schooling during a pandemic. But the larger move toward education privatization undermines democratic commitments to equity, equality, and inclusion.