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.
There is no such thing as ‘free higher education’. Someone has to pay. And the reality is that low, or no tuition fees benefit middle and high-income families.
Because primates have relationships too you know.
One of the newest trends in education is teaching students how to develop grit. But what's even meant by 'grit'? And what if grit means something different for everyone?
Instead of a needs-based model, we ended up with an inconsistent patchwork of approaches across Australian states and territories that protected the vested interests of non-government schools.
The second half of the 20th century saw explosive economic growth and also a huge increase in universities – new research shows the two are related.
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.
Fighting back is not the best strategy.
Historical data for Australia shows young people have fared better than their global counterparts in terms of economic opportunity but this masks a growing disparity among youth.
Here are some strategies that can help boost both teachers' and their students' confidence in maths.
The Productivity Commission has said that education spending has substantially increased over the last decade but student achievement has shown little or no improvement. Is that true?
There is a need to isolate core African values and belief systems that define our identity and keep them in the education system.
Children's scribbles can tell us a lot about how they will progress in school.