But could the influences of Shanghai and Singapore help?
More bad news for academies as new findings show deepening divisions within English education system.
Research shows that children attending schools with low-quality food environments, in poorer neighborhoods, gain more central body fat -- putting them at risk of obesity and cardiometabolic disease.
Parents say they homeschool for a number of reasons including, lifestyle, dissatisfaction or disagreements with local schools, special needs, bullying and religion.
The Godfather effect: how higher levels of education helped Italian mobsters earn more money and live in wealthier neighbourhoods.
Learning another language is more than just a boost to your CV. It makes you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.
Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
While talking about drugs with young people isn't always comfortable, research has shown that it's critical for prevention.
Teenagers aren't just lazy. Their sleep hormones aren't calibrated to let them get up and go until later in the morning – which has academic and health consequences when school starts too early.
Dreading math class as you head back into school? Never fear: Try these tips from famed mathematician George Pólya.
As students return to school and prepare to join sports teams, here's what they and their parents need to know about concussions.
As the first days of school approach rapidly, an educational psychologist offers strategies for combating anxiety in children and teens.
Why are parents increasingly inserting their child's name into stories?
University students sometimes retake courses they had previously failed. How well do they perform on their second attempt?
It was widely reported boys beat girls in A-level results, but my analysis shows this isn’t actually the case.
This year's changes to GCSE grades means results cannot be compared with those of previous years.
School can always be stressful, but starting high school for the first time comes with its own fears and anxieties. Here's some simple advice for parents to help their freshmen navigate the new year.
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.
Even kids who have attended daycare can find the first days of kindergarten stressful. The good news is that parents can take practical steps this summer, to prepare for the fall transition.
But holiday clubs can help.