Did your folks finish high school? If not, you might be getting paid less for it.
State Library Victoria
A new report shows that hourly wages of workers whose parents had a tertiary degree are significantly higher, on average, than hourly wages of workers whose parents have lesser qualifications.
Burntwood School is up for the prestigious architectural prize.
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A university building and a school are two of the six buildings shortlisted for the Stirling Prize.
The classic lecture theatre hasn’t changed much over the centuries.
Lectures are being abandoned in favour of "flipped" classes, with lots of short videos and quizzes. But the lecture format has merits that shouldn't be overlooked.
Coming to a lecture theatre near you.
Fifty Shades of Grey and fan fic like it has reached the Ivy League.
Boxing clever? Osborne delivers.
Instant reaction from academics as George Osborne delivers his post-election budget.
Singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo is part of the international lobby making progress against early marriage.
The decline in child marriages in Ethiopia is due to its rapidly changing social and economic environment.
Many classrooms have embraced digital technology, but it hasn’t always translated into improved learning outcomes.
There were lots of fun gadgets and gizmos on display at the recent EduTech conference. But most of it is really just gimmickry when we really need a greater focus on learning.
Education Minister Christopher Pyne was fast to dismiss the idea of wealthy parents paying for public school.
First it was the tax paper falling victim to the exigencies of politics; now it’s the federalism one. Neither is finished but already the government has, under sharp political pressure, ruled certain options…
If African pupils get a quality good education, it can benefit their long-term health.
If Malawian children do not learn basic skills like reading, will this harm them in the long term? Recent evidence suggests the answer is yes – at least in terms of their health.
Cuts are not quite as advertised.
Conservative targets for 1% annual savings in the next two years will actually feel like more than 5% for a swathe of government departments.
Hurdles: Connectivity and cost must be overcome to realise Africa’s potential.
e-Learning Africa 2015 Report/NICK HOLMES
The internet is seen as a luxury item in many parts of Africa .
President Park Geun-hye stresses the importance of education for all.
The UN's ambitious education program must be extended to the most marginalised and disadvantaged.
Despite increases in education attainment, the educated youth in sub-Saharan Africa find that there are no jobs suited to their levels of education.
School enrolment rates in sub-Saharan Africa have increased markedly in recent years, but it is failing its newly educated young by not creating jobs commensurate with their education.
What is best for graduates?
Every party is promising changes to the running of universities, from tuition fees to teaching methods. What will this do to higher education?
The first budget for Victoria’s Labor government is aimed at education, health and transport.
The first budget handed down by Victorian Labor government emphasises expenditure in traditional areas of education, health and transport.
Education is a central economic pillar, but of greater importance is its contribution to our society.
Education is a central pillar of our economy. Not only does the education sector employ nearly 8% of Australian workers, it is our fourth largest export earner.
The Conservatives and UKIP want to allow unqualified teachers.
Our expert looks at the manifestos' pledges on funding, coasting schools and teachers.
What’s the point of being a great musician if it comes at the cost of a life well lived?
Like the medical profession, classical music is being forced publicly to confront an endemic culture of sexual harassment. Self-regulation has failed young musicians and action is long overdue.
If you’re not born with creativity, do you have to struggle to acquire it?
Recently one of my Masters students, a filmmaker from the Czech Republic, told me his friends back at home were completely baffled that he was in Australia studying creative writing. You were either creative…
First Lady visits charter school in Washington DC.
Depending on who you ask, charter schools may be either an important solution to persistent educational inequality, or a misguided attack on public schools as Americans know them. Both sides are firmly…