Many students are in the process of deciding whether to take a gap year -- a year between high school and starting college. What does evidence tell us about taking a gap year?
Students from poorer backgrounds feel anxious, ashamed and stressed in the middle-class environment of a university.
A recent study on school vouchers shows that the program may be harming kids' academic achievement, at least in math. What's missing here? Are test scores the only way to judge a program?
Coming to understand students' individual stories allows lecturers to guide, mentor and support them.
If we're serious about closing the gap in Indigenous education, our new research shows the value of building better bridges into universities and vocational education.
Academics are using Twitter in classrooms and finding that it leads to some real results.
Parent involvement with kids' homework can have both positive and negative effects. So, what should parents and educators do?
One in 10 children report spending multiple hours on homework. There are no benefits of this additional work, but it could leave a negative impact on health.
The pathway to academic success is not always about the number of papers you've published. Some have found that a sense of humour can be just as useful.
Students who go to bed late during the school year have poorer academic results than those with a healthy sleep cycle. Researchers…