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.
Your ideas are not immune to criticism just because you express them with sincerity: people are worthy of respect, ideas are not.
It's not what you think you know, but how you can justify your knowledge that is most important.
When it comes to facts versus opinions, just remember that not all facts have been true, and not all opinions should be dismissed either.
We're living in a time of rapid transformation in terms of what's required for a country's workforce. Design thinking is one way to prepare graduates for these changing times.
Maths occupies an eminent place in global schooling assessment criteria not just because of its content, but for the skills that are taught and developed alongside it.
Being a good critical thinker is a desirable and highly-sought after trait for getting a job in today's economy. But are universities actually teaching this skill effectively?
There's a big difference between science and pseudoscience. But if people don't understand how science works in the first place, it's very easy for them to fall for the pseudoscience.
If you've ever felt confused then you're not alone. But knowing how to deal with confusion can help us to learn new things.
A large number of adult learners are going back to community colleges to acquire new skills. Are they acquiring the skills necessary for today's technology-rich job environments?
Not voting can have serious consequences regarding the kind of society we end up living in. Disengagement can mean a lowering of quality of life.
Controversial arguments and ideas should be listened to and open to public scrutiny. Only then can we expose those ideas found wanting and lacking any credibility.
With the surge in e-books and digital devices, one concern has been whether students are learning as much. Research shows that some crucial elements of learning are indeed being lost.