Focusing on the opportunity to learn gap removes the emphasis from locating "the problem" in the person, and turns our attention to the differences in access to educational resources.
17% of the Australian population is now of various Asian backgrounds. School curriculum around Asia-Australia relations needs updating to reflect demograpic changes.
Our enemy is complacency – blaming the post-codes, fixing the students not the system, and arguing for more resources to continue what is not working.
Many young children can give the false impression that they are learning to read, when in fact they are mostly guessing words from pictures or context. This test will help to identify these students.
The gap between boys and girls starts early and grows quickly.
There are lots of ways teachers greatly influence children’s outcomes, including improving motivation and resilience.
Failing to provide an appropriate education for students who are gifted increases the risk of mental health issues, boredom, frustration, and behavioural problems.
A prescriptive English curriculum is in danger of making writing boring for primary school children.
We are now seeing technology being designed with education in mind, and it's changing the way students' learn and understand.
Our schooling system needs a rethink.
Forget about the expensive gifts, for young children, it's all about the paper and the packaging this Christmas.
Educational genomics could mean tailor-made curriculum programmes can be created based on a pupil’s DNA profile.
While students enjoy learning with robots, research finds that teachers are more sceptical – worrying about their job security and technical capabilities of robots.
We need to educate children about how to behave responsibly online.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
Do we really need to introduce a well-being league table to tackle mental health issues in schools?
Who am I, as an academic, to decide in advance what is or what is not triggering to others?
Children start to demonstrate self-awareness as they approach their second birthday – and it helps them to learn.
Dyslexic? There's an app for that.
There is little evidence to show that teaching students according to perceived 'learning styles' has any positive effect on their learning.