East Asian pupils continue to outpace their counterparts in Western schools.
No Theresa May, "deprioritising" school places for children isn't the right way to go about reducing immigration figures.
The gender gap matters, and we need to recruit, train and retain more men to care for and educate our youngest children
Acts of arson by Kenyan high school students have been characterised as 'mindless hooliganism'. But research shows that students are actually engaging in purposeful, reasoned political action.
There are currently far too few vacant academic jobs in Australia each year to employ all our PhD students. It's time to rethink the training of doctoral students.
Business Briefing: breaking down the 457 visa myths.
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Policies targeting the 457 visa workers scheme aren't going to improve the employment prospects for low skilled workers and Australia's unemployed, an expert says.
Trump's demagoguery took political discourse in America to a place where it lost contact with reality.
A detailed new review should encourage us to ask some awkward questions.
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.
A lot was expected from the South African finance minister's 2016 medium term budget which came amid an unfolding economic crisis including the higher education funding gap.
We need to educate children about how to behave responsibly online.
South Africa's 2016 medium term budget was awaited with bated breath amid rising political tensions, increasingly violent student protests and the threat of a credit downgrade.
Jeffrey Sachs wants to press governments to follow through on their promises.
Most people have a very limited understanding of what engineers do – and we engineers don't do a good job of expanding that view. But if we did, the benefits could be impressive.
'Posh white girls' are unjustifiably taking the brunt of reports of the last art history A-level but casualties are all those the exam board had been moving to reach out to.
The government is right to cut back on funding certain VET courses that have low-enrolment rates and are unlikely to lead to work.
The lack of suicide training provided in nursing programmes can leave nurses feeling like there is a risk of further harm to the patient.
It is more important than ever that the locus of control of education development is driven by African public intellectuals who can speak truth to power
Early childhood education services have proliferated in the public and private sectors. But many children who attend these preschool centres do not receive quality services.