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Home Schooling’s Lessons For Education

Cardus Senior Fellow Deani Van Pelt, and Cardus Education Program Director Beth Green, contend th...

Three Back To School Essentials

As parents jot down to-do lists for their kids’ return to school, Cardus Director of Educat...

Award Recognizes Ontario Teachers for Excellence in Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BURLINGTON, ON – Five Ontario teachers are the latest recipients of ...

School Effects on Graduate Outcomes in Quebec 2016

Because of historical, cultural, and governmental differences between Quebec and the rest of Cana...

Watch the 2017 Rozema Award Winners and Runners-Up

In 2017 four awards were awarded: Group Excellence Award: a group award of up to $8,000. Excelle...

Distinctly Quebec Education

Analyzing data from the Cardus Education Survey, program director Beth Green fills Convivium read...

The Commons: Cultivate Your Calling

As a career advisor, I edit hundreds of résumés and cover letters for students purs...

Filth Therapy: A Cunning Word

Long ago every village in England had a cunning man, or woman—an untrained but intuitive he...

Schools Bridging Faith and Science

Data unearthed by the Cardus Religious Schools Initiative at the University of Notre Dame debunk ...

The Slow Professor

David Goa reviews The Slow Professor, Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy by Mag...

Trust without Teachers

In her first post-election public appearance, Hillary Clinton decried an "epidemic of fake news."...

Checking the Selfish Gene

Cardus Program Director of Education Beth Green examines a way to inhibit the transmission of the...

The Religious School Advantage: Creating Generous Citizens

THE RELIGIOUS SCHOOL ADVANTAGE: CREATING GENEROUS CITIZENSCatholic and Evangelical high schools i...

The Lasting Impact of High School on Giving and Volunteering in the U.S.

Jonathan Schwarz and David Sikkink investigate if high schools in the United States foster behavi...

Blinded by Religion? Religious School Graduates and Perceptions of Science in...

Jonathan Schwarz and David Sikkink examine if religious school attendance has a direct, independe...

Headquarters: Cardus Education Survey

WINTER 2016 | Supporters of Christian independent schools have had a hunch that their schools do ...

Education Research as a Travel Guide for Wholesome Public Life

When Johanna writes about the ‘failings’ of Christian education, she is talking in part about the...

Be True to Your School, Parents in North America Say: Intergenerational Conti...

Jonathan Schwarz and David Sikkink assess the schooling choices of North American parents in the ...

Major National Education Report Breaks Religious Independent School Stereotyp...

MAJOR NATIONAL EDUCATION REPORT BREAKS RELIGIOUS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL STEREOTYPESCardus Education S...

Cardus Education Survey 2016: Educating To Love Your Neighbour

The 2016 Cardus Education Survey report is available now. This is the second instalment focusing ...

Who was the Brain in that Jar?

As students and teachers are nestling back into another academic year, here's a conversation you'...

Playful Minds

My fourth grade students certainly wouldn't need convincing that schools could use more video gam...

Before We Write Off "Private" Schools

Are you sure that a little bit of competition to a large education monopoly might not just make e...

Cardus Hosts John Rozema Education Awards

Cardus Hosts John Rozema Education AwardsJune 9, 2016 BURLINGTON—Cardus President and CEO ...

Challenging Trinity Western University: When the Law is Inconvenient

So, in this case, the Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia was being asked to consider whether the Nova...

Business Gone Quiet

Canadian businesses tend to be leading players in public policy debates, pushing governments to a...

Hearing Lost Voices: Risky Friendships and Faithful Presence

Main image: Portraits in the Characters of the Muses in the Temple of Apollo // Photo by Nationa...

Time for a national conversation on parental choice in education

There is no funding for independent schools in the province and so Ontario’s parents don’t have a...

Lessons for Ontario: Education Diversity Across Canada

On November 5th, 2015 Cardus convened a group of senior-level stakeholders in education from acro...

It’s time Ontario warmed up to education diversity

When the Supreme Court of Canada ruled favourably for a Quebec Catholic high school last spring, ...

Education and Inequality

Why Many Love to Hate Religious Private Schools Public policy discussions in North America are f...

A School and a Church at the Heart of a City

This means that we hesitate to acknowledge something really important about the model for teachin...

Common Good & The Classroom

Even when closing schools seems an economic no-brainer, communities should fight back.

Beth Green: Christian anthropology can change practice

Beth Green has been appointed the Canadian regional editor of the International Journal of Christ...

Religious Schools, Gender Roles, and College Choices

Julie Dallavis investigates whether religious high schools are associated with gender differences...

Competing imaginations for teaching and learning

Abstract What If Learning is an approach to help teachers re-frame teaching and learning to suppo...

Homeschooling and Young Adult Outcomes: Evidence from the 2011 and 2014 Cardu...

David Sikkink and Sara Skiles report on young adult outcomes of students who have been homeschool...

Variations in School Sector Advantages: Degrees, Earnings, and College Majors

Sara Skiles and David Sikkink examine religious school sector outcomes of college degree, field o...

CACE: Cardus research shows private schools contribute to public good

At the Center for the Advancement of Christian Education's website, Cardus research was reference...

Closing the Graduation Gap

A perfect storm of economic and social challenges— from globalization to family breakdown&m...

The Conversation: Law, Loyola and the Common Good

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of Canada declared the government of Quebec had breached the...

Put testing to the test

Over coffee, I thought about how the system has enough data now to make a judgement about the sta...

Michael Van Pelt: 'Students are losing by not learning'

Cardus president Michael Van Pelt appeared on Hamilton's AM900 last night to discuss the article ...

How to break Ontario's monopoly on education

On Wednesday, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced her intention to table back-to-work legislation to...

How to break Ontario's monopoly on education

On Wednesday, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced her intention to table back-to-work legislation to...

Ray Pennings gives keynote in Canberra

Are Christian schools delivering on their promises? Cardus executive vice president Ray Pennings...

What Is Education Research For?

The practice of research is all about posing questions, answering them, and testing reality to se...

Are Private School Students Just Privileged?

If you have a look at the outcomes from the Cardus Education Survey, which interviews the graduat...

Pedagogies for the Public Square

Imagine a classroom where you are teaching students about the global politics of human rights. To...

Announcing the new director of Cardus Education

Cardus is delighted to announce the appointment of Beth Green as its new program director for edu...