South Africa must benchmark its education policies against high-income countries, if it wants to become one, and not measure its performance against its peers.
With online learning and social distancing, kids are spending more time staring at screens and less time outdoors. That can put them at higher risk of myopia and serious eye problems in the future.
We will trade, but take more account of our interests than before, and we will trust government more.
Promoting remote schooling as 'digital by default' does not serve all children equally well and may do some a great injustice.
Parents may try to shield children from information about COVID-19, but their important questions need answering.
South Africa's national lockdown will amplify the needs of children with special education needs and disability.
A scholar of multicultural education says the COVID-19 pandemic gives parents of color the chance to choose what their children learn at home.
Study presents a model that can be scaled to improve learning outcomes and transition rates for young people living in urban informal settlements.
Some countries are making it work – and the rest could learn from them.
Second-language learners from different age groups seem to have equal chances of becoming highly proficient speakers as long as they are placed in a supportive environment.
Female teachers perform better in the classroom and women principals lead to achieve better school management. But, female educators have to wait longer to be promoted.
Kenya's high rate of internet penetration does not reflect the barriers students face in accessing learning materials.
Educating your children at home doesn't have to resemble the kind of education that takes place in a regular classroom, an expert advises.
Michelle Grattan talks with Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher (remotely) about the week in politics.
We can use the sudden gift of free time to prepare for the labour market of the future.
By not talking about climate change, especially the powerful emotions it can provoke, misinformation and eco-anxiety may take root.
Asylum seekers rely on informal networks which struggle to operate under social distancing rules.
Clear strategies for communication and planning can be helpful for both autistic and neurotypical children in a time of upheaval.
Indonesian textbooks represent gender equality better than their South Asian counterparts, but our analysis shows portrayals of women are still biased.
In Southeast Asia like in many other developing regions, a large segment of the population don't have access to the Internet and electronic devices.