Critical thinking is being taught successfully in schools and universities around the world. Studies show it improves students' thinking ability and even their standardised test scores.
My year of buying almost nothing saved me thousands of dollars – but also taught me valuable lessons as a teacher, including about the benefits of failure.
Your children can have a rich experience, seeing different parts of the world and understanding other cultures. And there are several things you can do to support their learning.
The same skills and talents that enable chess players to dominate the board will also serve aspiring lawyers well in the courtroom, a law scholar argues.
The point of an argument can become lost when debating climate change. Greta Thunberg show us how to stay on-topic.
Teaching children philosophy can help improve academic results. But the main reason it should be used in schools is it allows children a space to make sense of the world, and meaning in their lives.
Some people argue the absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, you just need to keep looking. But there are occasions where finding no evidence is all you can do.
To assess problem-solving, creative and critical thinking skills on NAPLAN would fit with broader movements in education internationally, but there are some questions to address first.
The recently released Gonski report contains a recommendation to supporting teacher collaboration. Researchers in Queensland have been conducting research on how design thinking can foster this.
The role of general capabilities in a subject-based curriculum has been a recurring theme in Australian curriculum history.
Education systems around the world are increasingly recognising the value of local approaches to thinking, learning and being.
Financial literacy is more than numeracy, it requires a healthy scepticism of financial institutions and confidence in making financial decisions.
The establishment of science centres for young people is one of many initiatives hoped to fix South Africa’s education system.
Five novels for young adults that boldly tackle tough issues - from racism, to Indigenous identity and the Holocaust - to cultivate critical thinking in the classroom and at home.
Thanks to new deep-learning techniques, AI has the potential to analyse, improve and contribute to the process of human discussion.
A new survey reveals that while most young Australians get news from online sources, they lack the skills to distinguish fake news.
Good financial decision making is about more than avoiding debt or having a budget, it's about critically analysing your options.
A report has discovered that while students born after 1980 have good digital skills, they need to think more critically about what they read online.
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
Logic, science and critical thinking are working miracles for non-believers.