Despite the known benefits of black students having black teachers, teacher license exams often stand in the way – even though they don't predict which teachers will be effective, a scholar says.
The Los Angeles teachers strike wasn't just about teachers – it was also about community schools, according to an education scholar who serves as director of the UCLA Center for Community Schooling.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to get schools to adopt a "high-quality" curriculum. But the effort will constrain teachers and stifle creativity, an education scholar argues.
Evidence shows improving teacher selection will improve student results.
For women with a bachelor of arts degree, teaching is one of the highest paying jobs. The opposite is true for men.
Changes to the literacy and numeracy standards for new teachers in Victoria have raised questions about what makes a 'good' teacher.
National programs have not yielded improved achievement rates in schools. We need to empower local people to take responsibility and collaborate to develop programs.
Food education in Australia tends to be patchy, and doesn't fully met the present and future life needs of students and their families.
Making good friends in primary school is not always an easy task. Here's how teachers and parents can help.
To protect employees from burnout, organizations should recognize which emotions are expected to be managed as a part of the job, and what situations generate emotional labour.
Why psychoanalysis and children shouldn't mix.
Teachers' understanding of dyslexia is mostly limited to behaviour, new survey finds.
The UN has declared all violence against children a violation of human rights. But it still happens even in schools.
Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.
Most math classrooms feature a teacher lecturing and students quietly working on problems. But research shows that a different approach would lead to better results.
The current loophole for religious schools does not reflect what the majority of Australia thinks about education, religion and LGBTIQ+ people.
Children can experience stress during their parents' separation or divorce. Here's how teachers can support them through this tough time.
The need for qualified teachers is a major challenge in a number of African countries.
Private school teachers are generally happier than state school teachers, but not for the reasons you might think.
Some universities accept students into their teaching degree programs with an ATAR as low as 35. Do we need to raise the bar, or are other factors more important than a high ATAR for teachers?