The new British Columbia government wants the province to shed its status as a laggard on education funding and poverty reduction. If it succeeds, B.C. will be a safer place to live.
Nigeria must reduce its population growth to increase the quality of life for people in the country. A better knowledge of contraceptives can help achieve this.
Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Eye-tracking research reveals that children are likely to read new words faster and easier if they have heard the words before.
Social enterprises set up by refugees are also helping countries to overcome some of the challenges of economic and social integration of new arrivals.
Malawi's government wants schools to promote democratic principles. But there's a contradiction between what students are taught and how they're expected to behave.
Allowing young people to legally access marijuana will improve cannabis education and use-prevention, and hinder illegal activity.
Universities could dramatically transform their role in society through better use of social media
Pickett's Charge was one of the seminal battles of the U.S. Civil War, setting the stage for the ultimate Confederacy defeat. Could it have played out differently?
Musicians who learned how to play through a state-funded program called El Sistema are taking their instruments to the streets to protest the government.
A new model shows how the Canadian school system can play a healing role - for children traumatized by war, displacement and abuse.
Harry Potter has taught us so much about life, love, and learning.
Textbooks were once a major piece of educational infrastructure. But as digital content expands, a new kind of 'textbook' is improving the quality of K-12 instruction.
Students can now see if their £9,000 a year fees are going to a 'gold-standard' school. But how cynical should they be?
The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn't happened.
Because of the way our brains work, we can remember songs and rhymes much more easily than just words or letters. The ABC song teaches kids the basics of the English language.
The concept of laboratory schools has raised interest in recent reports (CNIRE, François Taddei...). Will they manage to bridge the gap between teaching and research?
Indigenous students who graduate from university have slightly higher full-time employment prospects than their non-Indigenous peers.
More needs to be done to stop racist attacks and abuse in UK classrooms.
Australia ranks 15 out of 63 nations when it comes to digital competitiveness, according to a new report.