Tip Sheets for Parents

What is it?  Free online tips sheets to help families understand different aspects of the school system and how to help children succeed.
Area of focus  Understanding the Education System
Agency/ Provider People for Education

Tip sheets provide information on various topics related to education, school and learning, and are easy to download and print.

Tip sheet topics include:

  • EQAO testing
  • Health and physical education and daily activity at school
  • High school courses and choices
  • Homework help for parents
  • Parent involvement that makes a difference
  • Safe Schools Act
  • Special Education
  • Solving problems at school
  • Starting school
  • Trustees and municipal elections
  • Who does what in Education?
Communities Served The website is public and available to anyone.
Languages Served Tip sheets are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu.
Website https://peopleforeducation.ca/public-education-in-ontario/#parenttips
Contact Information 

People for Education



Client Outreach and Support Tips Frontline workers can print and share the tip sheets with clients as a take-away resource, or direct newcomer families to the website.  Agencies can print the tip sheets and have them available where other resources and pamphlets are kept.


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