The truth about chess playing and intelligence.
Education experts discuss changes to schools and universities following the federal treasurer's budget speech.
Schooling expert Dr Glenn Savage answers your questions on recent changes to school funding.
'Per pupil expenditure' is where the real story lies.
For the first time, Education Minister Simon Birmingham has proposed a credible plan to deliver needs-based funding.
There is no evidence to suggest that vouchers are simpler, fairer and more transparent than current funding models.
The changes required of a textbook that referred to a bakery – an “inappropriate” form of Japanese culture – illustrate how the system falls short of its goals of deliberative and critical education.
By providing a blanket approach to uniform policies, schools risk repressing cultural identity and diversity.
Bad weather conditions often force schools to make unplanned closures.
Selective schools have never operated in isolation from broader historical forces — including Australia’s connected histories of racial exclusion and immigration.
Child refugees talk about their experience of transitioning into a new high school in Australia.
There is usually a historical reason why schools teach certain languages. But as new economies emerge, such languages may no longer be the best ones to learn.
New research shows programmes to widen STEM participation in students are failing.
Continuing the status quo will not reduce disadvantage, and over time may even increase it.
What is the point of science knowledge if you are not likely to use it once you leave school?
Analysis of MySchool data shows that selective public schools are selecting fewer students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds, thus worsening inequality in the school system.
New analysis shows access to grammar schools is highly skewed by a child's socioeconomic status.
The classroom setting is better for early teenagers, while self-guided language learning is better for adults.
Child refugees need to have access to quality language programs so they have a chance at doing well at school - and teachers also need to be given appropriate training.
Schools need to have a formal policy in place for how to deal with heatwaves effectively and keep children cool and well.