The government has had to make many u-turns of late and that's unlikely to change now.
A great deal of thinking about Cuba's education system originated from one man. So who was José Martí, and what can his ideas about values education teach other countries?
The idea of family is still undergoing fundamental change, but progress towards an egalitarian era may be hamstrung by class and wealth.
Our education system fails to amplify students' creativity and interest in learning. To continue along the current path is increasingly unscientific, unjustifiable and plain dull.
Xi Jinping is spearheading an extraordinary bid to dominate the world's favourite sport. But will he take the Chinese people with him?
The path to employment is not easy for a young person. Follow the lines in our flow chart to see the many different pathways young people might have to take to secure a job.
Some believe children who are first-generation learners with illiterate parents are not capable of greatness. But some of the cleverest, most committed and most creative children come from slum areas.
Victoria's big-spending budget will fund education and services, but infrastructure is the big winner.
In future, we'll all need to be a little more like Leonardo da Vinci.
Writer and social commentator Jane Caro told Q&A that Australia has one of the most unequal education systems in the OECD. Is that right?
The federal government has argued consistently that more money does not lead to better educational outcomes. But is that right?
Many middle-class parents buy classical CDs because it is supposed to make their kids clever. But a jazz-loving academic has started using her favourite genre in early childhood learning.
South Africa's labour market suffers from high unemployment. Reform of the education system may provide the only long-term sustainable solution to the problem.
Claims of whitewashing have been levelled against an Australian university for encouraging students to use particular language about Indigenous peoples. It was the right thing to do.
Giving states the power to levy income tax won't make up for the shortfall in health and education funding and it could mean poorer states are worse off.
Five expert perspectives on the state of education.
After a three-week debacle, the findings of the review into the Safe Schools Coalition program are out. Here's what academic experts make of the review.
Schools need to change the way they work to support the emotional well-being of our children.
The 'cult of celebrity' is not as damaging to children as it may seem – but they do select their heroes and heroines from a fairly narrow world.
A sports ethics expert considers the concern over tackling in school rugby.