Research shows that many students are excessively optimistic about course grades. Those with a stronger sense of personal control are also less likely to receive the grades they expect.
It's common knowledge that children are voracious learners but the famous cliche suggests that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. This simply isn't true.
For future machines to be as smart as we are, they'll need to be able to learn like we do.
Negative experiences in mainstream schools have harmful long-term effects on pupils with autism spectrum conditions.
Learning another language is more than just a boost to your CV. It makes you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.
Despite heavy investment by universities, student experience of feedback higher education continues to be less than desirable, especially for at-risk students.
When it comes to engaging young people in their school studies, inclusivity means a lot.
Pavlov’s drooling dogs hold the key to understanding many of our most important emotional experiences – as well as the overt actions we take to adapt to a world fraught with daunting challenges.
NAPLAN is great at tracking changes over time and between demographics, but not so great at measuring what factors effect change, engagement or creativity.
From collecting bugs to using math apps, there are many ways parents can engage in STEM activities with their kids to support their learning.
It's not enough to base teaching and learning policy on big data analysis, evidence needs to be rich, persuasive and justifiable and provide practical support to develop teaching approaches.
Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
Khanya College's curriculum was quite different from the one taught at other universities of the time. Its students studied oral African literature and history alongside Western literature.
Digital textbooks might be less cumbersome. But a new series of studies finds that reading from screens can hamper our ability to process and retain information.
The affective domain - motivation, interest and values and their inter-relationships - forms an integral component in facilitating learners’ construction of physics knowledge.
For decades, African universities have placed greater focus on what they teach, rather than how they teach it. But the job market now demands graduates that have been taught to think, not regurgitate
Making education more like playing a game could dramatically improve learning.
University students sometimes retake courses they had previously failed. How well do they perform on their second attempt?
New research suggests otters' learning ability could help captive animals to thrive in the wild.
We need to value compassion as well as cleverness.