b'PROJECT HIGHLIGHTSBeyond Knowledge Discussion Paper Putting Our Heads TogetherThe Ontario Education Partner Discussion Table, convenedThe Ontario Coalition for Children and Youth Mental by OPSBA, has released a new visionary discussionHealth, of which OPSBA is the founding member, released paper entitled, Beyond knowledge: Preparing studentsa position paper in November 2022 entitled, Lets put for an uncertain future. This paper outlines an emergingour heads together. This paper summarizes the current vision, rooted in common aspirations shared in recentresearch on children and youth mental health and conversations across the Ontario Education Partneraddictions, and identifies goals with rationale for action, Discussion Table, and system priorities that educationalong with evidence-informed recommendations. The partners have identified to realize this emerging vision.recommendations are aligned with Right time, right care: Education Partner Discussion Table members representStrengthening Ontarios mental health and addictions a diverse selection of organizations in the K-12 and post- system of care for children and young people (School and secondary education sectors. Community System of Care Collaborative, 2022). To date representatives of the Coalition have met with the Ministry Beyond knowledge synthesizes what was heard throughoutof Children and Social Services, Ministry of Health, and many months of comprehensive discussions and describes: the Ministry of Education to present the paper and engage in advocacy dialogue to advance the recommendations. Education partners hopes for Ontarios students and anThe position paper has been very positively received and emerging shared vision the Coalition looks forward to ongoing discussions and Proposed priorities for system action and change toopportunities to consult on future policy, investments, and support the realization of this emerging vision models of implementation.Remaining questions and considerations that need to be discussed and unpacked further through continued engagement with partners and the government.This paper is meant to be the start of a conversation to clarify and refine a shared vision and priorities for the future of Ontarios schools. The key recommendation is that the provincial government create a Partnership table, modelled on the structure and stakeholders of the Education Partner Discussion Table, to work collaboratively on making the vision outlined in this paper a reality in the years ahead.Ontario Public School Boards Association 2022-2023 Report to the CSBA - 9'