Standardised tests are a powerful tool for building an evidence base of what works to guide education policy.
Despite the need for both male and female teachers, male primary school teachers could be extinct by 2067.
From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
Ontario's investment in a unique two-year, full-day and play-based kindergarten program is paying off. Could similar results happen elsewhere?
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.
Indigenous peoples have very little power when it comes to education policy. Goals, targets and strategies are instead set by the government.
The Trump administration's new education budget cuts money from traditional schools and funnels it toward school choice. Is it a nail in the coffin for public education?
It takes a combination of formal and informal learning to equip academics to become better teachers. Universities need to encourage both approaches.
When it comes to politics these days, it feels like everything is 'my way or the highway.' What can colleges do to end this moral fundamentalism and get students listening to each other?
Many young children can give the false impression that they are learning to read, when in fact they are mostly guessing words from pictures or context. This test will help to identify these students.
We take a closer look at some of the common claims made this year to see if there is any truth to them.
Policy continuity is what is needed to improve Australian students' maths capability.
A new proposed deal on school funding delivers the Gonski funding within budget.
Research shows early childhood educators tend to prop up their low-paid jobs using their household income, or by borrowing from families.
Massive expansion of the education system has created new problems, and left old ones unresolved.
We need a clear plan in place to ensure that no child falls through the net. Such a plan needs to be both effective and cost-effective.
Two years of high-quality preschool is one of the most effective strategies we have to change the trajectories of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
We have scholarships specifically targeted at women to redress the gender imbalance in STEM subjects. So why can't we do the same for men in primary education?
The government is right to cut back on funding certain VET courses that have low-enrolment rates and are unlikely to lead to work.
Placing a recruitment cap on teacher education courses does not guarantee delivery of high quality graduates, and risks limiting diversity in the profession.