Our study – based on a survey of more than 70,000 NSW high school students – looked at what impacts upon their ‘academic buoyancy’.
Our new research shows the benefits of involving children in designing the activities they do in outside school hours care.
A leadership program for Black youth sees students participate in research related to their communities and education to propose solutions to issues that affect their lives.
Elected officials must consider relevant research and legal context when shaping education policies. Otherwise, they risk destabilizing classrooms and harming students.
Access to schooling for four-year-olds is inconsistent across Canada. Families need to know children are immersed in high-quality early learning, and they shouldn’t be exhausted searching for it.
Shelter dogs get a new shot at life through a college course that teaches them how to be faithful companions once again.
Let them know that you understand and believe them.
In many cases, shyness is not a cause for concern and may have associated benefits. Parents and caregivers can learn strategies to support shy children in making transitions.
As the school term stretches on, many parents might be tempted to take their children away for a break. Here’s what you need to consider.
Students who perform below standards in Year 3 require more support to catch up to their peers.
Involving youth in promoting health in schools can catalyze students’ ability to bring about positive change. On International Youth Day and year round, more adults could lift up youth voices.
The media storm that is building on equity work after the death of a Toronto school principal will test Canadians’ commitment to doing the work needed to be done to address racism.
Most young people will have patches during their school career where it feels hard. Sometimes this will lead families to ask whether a new school is the best option.
Parents need to directly hear from teachers and administrators via open houses or parent advisory councils to lift the fog of confusion and concern surrounding this change.
A new report from UNESCO analyzes the many challenges of the growing presence of technology in education and notes 14 per cent of countries have policies that ban mobile phones.
Muslim teachings on sexual and gender diversity are far more diverse than what many conservative groups would like us to believe.
An effective national school food program can help build the foundations for a healthy population. That’s why Ottawa must limit the influence of the food industry on a national school food program.
Any activity that you and your child enjoy can be educational, sometimes with just small tweaks.
There are areas of biology that may be considered optional at younger year levels, such as botany, entomology and marine ecosystems. Evolution is not one of these.
A new study looked at NAPLAN results in reading and numeracy and tracked the same students all the way from from Year 3 to Year 9.