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.
Ireland is the latest country to offer two years of preschool education to all children. Is it time Australia followed suit?
We all like to think we are free agents and have huge degrees of agency. But, in reality, our health reflects the environments we live in.
David Glance sits down with Apple co-founder and inventor of the Apple 1 computer, Steve Wozniak, to talk about his life, his thoughts on Apple then and now and how technology is changing the world.
Seymour Papert's vision has helped computers become widespread in education today, and gave birth to the movement to teach children to program.
To close the gender gap in schools, we need to look at far more than just grades.
Even if intelligence has a genetic basis, this doesn't make educational intervention pointless.
Of all the university departments, business schools could be the worst affected by Brexit. But it doesn't have to be all bad.
Does the university clearing system work?
The term APD describes several disorders that result in a breakdown in the listening process. It is most common in primary school, affecting more than 5% of children.
Undertaking a Muslim education – coming to understand the faith's teachings and its ideas about humanity – can have enormous value for anyone who wishes to tackle social conflicts.