The government says that quality teachers are crucial to improving learning outcomes. Yet they still pursue policies that don’t put these teachers in front of our most marginalised students.
School expulsions are on the rise in Australia. But research shows individual punishment as a deterrent rarely works.
Higher education enables people to express a wide range of perspectives that can come together and be challenged.
By 2020, the cybersecurity industry will need 1.5 million more workers than will be qualified for jobs. What's the solution? Getting high school and college students excited about the industry.
Teachers' lack of confidence in supporting students with autism calls for a better understanding of the disorder and how it may affect learning.
There is little evidence to show that teaching students according to perceived 'learning styles' has any positive effect on their learning.
How lecturers can rest assured that the work they are marking is written by their own student.
We have an oversupply of teachers, a lack of specialist teachers and an undervalued profession.
Teaching philosophy for just one hour a week can improve children's progress in writing, maths and reading.
Don't just rely on your degree certificate to get a job after university. Work on your employability too.
Young people today will need to be more flexible and more entrepreneurial than in the past. Universities can help by designing courses that will have value in a rapidly changing economy.
Australia had more universities in the top 100 than any other nation, apart from the US and UK.
Apps, games and technologies like Pokémon Go should be approached with an open mind as they offer many potential avenues to employ an engaging, student-centred approach to education.
It is not reasonable for politicians to say NAPLAN results have plateaued, because comparisons from year to year are not reliably accurate.
If the flagship policy does not end up driving choice or quality, it is hard to see it gaining support.
After almost a decade of failed processes to reform the current funding system, the government must produce a revised system that improves the quality of outcomes for students in all courses.
Problems with who gets access to university date back to the 19th century.
Australia will face stiff competition from other countries, such as the US and UK, so it must have a clear strategy for how to deepen its engagement with India’s higher education sector.
Focusing on progress – not just achievement – and investing in improving teaching practice will help to lift slipping standards in Australian schools.
Demand for research grants has far exceeded supply, with success rates for grant applications falling to record lows.