Educating international students provides far more benefits for Australia than is commonly acknowledged. But it has also created problems and an ambitious agenda is needed to overcome these.
The number of students studying in the United States from other countries has continued to fall during the Trump presidency. An expert explains what that means for US students and the US economy.
Whether the policy benefits high-income or low-income families matters, but it also misses the point — early childhood policies need to focus on what benefits children.
Make sure your kids know that if they do see something that upsets them, you won’t be angry at them for telling you about it.
To navigate the toughest phase of their careers, junior academics need to know more than how to write research papers and apply for grants. Structured mentoring, based on their input, is a huge help.
Trans people are confronted by discrimination and misunderstanding, but education communities can do a lot to help overcome these problems.
Our study of students in middle schools across China found low-achieving 12-13 year old students significantly bring down the academic achievement of the rest of their class.
The NSW and Victorian preschool funding announcements are likely to increase the growing focus on early childhood education, which is shaping up to be a major issue.
The way in which Australians think about leadership in the education sector has changed throughout the pandemic. It's seen as a public good, with ethics and accountability gaining in importance.
The proportion of students choosing advanced maths subjects has declined sharply in the last 20 years. Australia also has some of the highest rates of maths teachers outside their field of expertise.
Students must not be assessed on course material that they haven’t had the opportunity to learn.
Higher education should provide access for as many people as possible to fulfil their potential as individuals. Leaders in higher education must be ready to examine what it will take to achieve this.
The halving of international student numbers living in Australia to 300,000 is a huge hit to universities' revenue. But our cities and businesses will also feel the loss of so many residents.
Australia lacks standalone hazing legislation that clearly makes it the responsibility of universities, but courts here and overseas are increasingly likely to find them liable for the harm done.
An educational ethicist talked to teachers about what ethical issues were most pressing during COVID. Here are the three that featured most.