There are four key styles to parenting high school students, and parents will likely need to move between two of them as their children grow up.
If it came down to buying a trip or a keepsake, which should you choose?
The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" presents rape as an aggressive act, working hand in hand with the powers that be and permeating a school’s entire culture.
NSW's proposed new rigorous physics syllabus refocuses on the fundamentals, but it'll require investment in teaching skills so all students can benefit from it.
17% of the Australian population is now of various Asian backgrounds. School curriculum around Asia-Australia relations needs updating to reflect demograpic changes.
The teaching of Islam is often limited to its religious practice. How Christians, Jews and Muslims borrowed freely from each other in the realm of art, music, and literature is seldom discussed.
The latest round of NAPLAN results show Australia's school systems are not good at reducing the influence of a student's background on their academic achievement.
The role of private tuition plays a part in the overall success of students in Singapore, with around 80% of primary-school children having at least three hours of private tuition a week.
Mind blanks are typically triggered in response to a perceived threat. The chemical process that takes place essentially clears out your working memory, quiets logical processes, and walls off memory.
Vocational Education and Training helps low school achievers up skill and avoid disadvantage in the workplace.
The high-school prom has been assimilated into British culture – but how far do ours deviate from the iconic American tradition?
Evolutionary psychology could explain why the memories and friendships formed during these years seem more vivid, potent and meaningful than those from any other stage of life.
Many students are in the process of deciding whether to take a gap year -- a year between high school and starting college. What does evidence tell us about taking a gap year?
Safe Schools Coalition has been the focus of hot debate, but there is little evidence to support the anxieties around its mission.
Around one in five Australian school students are disengaged, leading to disruptive behaviours in class and students dropping out.
Around a fifth of children aged five to 16 will experience reading difficulties. Schools need clear guidelines on how to choose the best literacy programs for their students.
From 2016, students will be able to study Aboriginal languages in high schools in New South Wales – but a clause in the design of the course means grades will not contribute towards ATARs.
Many families move over the course of their children’s lifetimes for a multitude of reasons. But what is the impact on the education of children when their families move?
Unhealthy foods are the most heavily marketed products in school. Why do we allow it?
Only 1% of adolescent friendships last the distance - but could our schools be the real root of the problem?