An economist takes a critical look at a proposal to tax Wall Street to pay off the nation's student debt.
Amazon's plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.
Factors behind the hits and missed of the higher education sector in Kenya and East Africa. What need to be done to fix address the problems.
A recent gift by billionaire Robert Smith to pay off the student loans of 2019 graduates of Morehouse points to the potential of America's black elite to pay off all black students' college loans.
A scientist explains how she got a glimpse into the secret world of butterflies and her hopes of encouraging more Latinos to enter the field of science.
Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
A recent Productivity Commission report showed the demand driven system of university funding didn't increase participation rates for Indigenous students. But our analysis actually shows the opposite.
There is growing concern that China is trying to use universities to silence its critics in the West.
Student loan defaults have risen sharply, and the number-one reason is deceptive and misleading practices by for-profit institutions.
Evaluation is a critical tool for decisions on improving performance. It also assures that African universities are getting value for money from grants, donations and the like.
Many of the new proposals would leave the wealthiest students and graduates better off.
Despite the headline cut in fees, under the Augar review, students would on average be paying more.
In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.
Sexual violence is a global phenomenon that's been around for centuries.
Local based approaches from farmers, researchers and entrepreneurs prove successful for innovation in Malawi.
Urban Prep Academy in Chicago made a name by boasting about its 100% college acceptance rates for graduating seniors. A founding teacher at Urban Prep explains why that statistic is misleading.
The federal government isn't the only one that has banned student financial aid to prisoners. Many states have enacted their own bans as well, new research shows.
At a special commencement ceremony for first-generation college graduates, a dean gave a speech made up of nothing but questions.
A political scientist explains how a new commission that wants to measure the economic value of a college degree could end up devaluing the liberal arts.
If you're confused about all the millions and billions thrown around for education by the two major parties, here's the low-down on what the policies actually mean.