A prescriptive English curriculum is in danger of making writing boring for primary school children.
We are now seeing technology being designed with education in mind, and it's changing the way students' learn and understand.
Our schooling system needs a rethink.
Forget about the expensive gifts, for young children, it's all about the paper and the packaging this Christmas.
Educational genomics could mean tailor-made curriculum programmes can be created based on a pupil’s DNA profile.
While students enjoy learning with robots, research finds that teachers are more sceptical – worrying about their job security and technical capabilities of robots.
We need to educate children about how to behave responsibly online.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
Do we really need to introduce a well-being league table to tackle mental health issues in schools?
Who am I, as an academic, to decide in advance what is or what is not triggering to others?
Children start to demonstrate self-awareness as they approach their second birthday – and it helps them to learn.
Dyslexic? There's an app for that.
There is little evidence to show that teaching students according to perceived 'learning styles' has any positive effect on their learning.
Seymour Papert's vision has helped computers become widespread in education today, and gave birth to the movement to teach children to program.
Two simple yet powerful things students can do to ensure that they have a transformative undergraduate experience, no matter where they go to college.
We've had enough studies suggesting that games are good for us. We need to start asking why.
Focusing on progress – not just achievement – and investing in improving teaching practice will help to lift slipping standards in Australian schools.
School leavers, listen up – it's okay not to know what you want to do in life.
Now that the OLT is closing and the grants and fellowships are lost, it is not clear whether the government will play an active role in enhancing teaching excellence in our universities.
Closing the Office of Learning and Teaching removes Australia's national commitment to innovation and improved performance in learning and teaching.