Internet safety in early childhood is a new area of research because, until now, children as young as four weren’t able to easily access the internet.
Touchscreen technologies have made it easy for children as young as four to go online. Here are some things to teach them about how to be safe on the internet.
Parents should ask their teens to show them how they use social media and how it works so they can have conversations about what the risks are and how to reduce them.
Leaving young people to figure sexuality and sex out themselves could result in ill-informed decision-making, and withholds knowledge that is their right to have.
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.
The results of an international study into reading skills offer reason for optimism for Australian students. But tragically, too many children are still being left behind.
Australia's regional universities face many challenges that need to be addressed at a national level if we're going to keep feeling the economic benefit from agriculture we felt last financial year.
The Indian higher education system faces challenges like underfunding, lack of research work and poor curricula.
Blocks probably won't top Christmas wish lists, but they have many benefits including developing fine motor skills, social, cognitive and language skills, and spatial reasoning and language.
We need to address issues like access to resources, teacher professional development and ageing classrooms to get the full benefit of STEM education in primary schools.
Using purpose-built English language tests for purposes other than what they were created to test reduces the validity of these tests.
We should accept a modest level of attrition so we can keep providing opportunities for part-time and online students, who might not otherwise be able to study.
Schooling has historically been used to control Indigenous peoples, rather than to liberate or educate them.
STEM professionals who change careers to become teachers are often intrinsically motivated, and can help engage kids in STEM subjects with their real-world experience.
Engagement and impact will be part of research performance assessment starting in 2018, signalling a shift in what kind of research we value and why.
Despite heavy investment by universities, student experience of feedback higher education continues to be less than desirable, especially for at-risk students.
We need to rethink how we frame discourse about Chinese students who speak out at universities – we seem to have forgotten that argument is a normal part of university study.
A new book from historian Sally Percival Wood explores how the politically active student media of the 1960s changed Australia socially, culturally and politically.
New analysis reveals surprising insights into five key myths and misconceptions about Australian university student graduate outcomes.
Standardised tests are a powerful tool for building an evidence base of what works to guide education policy.
Standardised tests restrict how well students with disability can do, which reinforces the idea that there are things they can't do that children without disability can.