The reduced rate of funding to universities (of up to 17%), per place, for national priority courses sends perverse messages to universities.
The government has more than doubled the cost of humanities degrees to encourage 'job-ready' graduates. But on what evidence?
The education minister has outlined reforms to higher education funding aimed at producing 'job ready graduates'. But his announcements don't seem completely in line with the data.
Findings from a study that followed more than 70,000 high school students in Greece suggest why girls may be less likely to pick careers in science and maths than boys.
A number of programmes now exist that are helping to close the gender gap in African science, technology, engineering and maths.
Women are underrepresented in technology fields, but especially so in cybersecurity. It's not just a matter of fairness. Women are better than men at key aspects of keeping the internet safe.
Nigerian society has drilled into everyone that certain top roles are reserved for men.
More than 20,000 American high school students have made their own guitars in school over the past decade. Many of them have wound up more into learning about STEM disciplines.
Coding is beneficial to children, irrespective of their career path later on in life.
In a lecture to be delivered on Wednesday, Chris Bowen says he is concerned that "the nation will lose out...if fewer young people are trained in the fundamentals of good economic decision making".
In a three-year project, students were taught STEM skills by designing solutions for real-world problems. An evaluation of the project found most students were stimulated and engaged.
With an outdated story that gives up on manufacturing, Africa will fail to close the huge digital gap it still faces.
A new project for Detroit middle and high schoolers combines athletics and mathematical concepts.
Conversion therapy has been pushed on some in the LGBQ community by those who think same-sex sexual behavior is 'unnatural.' But such behavior seems to have evolved millions of years before humans.
While undergraduates rarely get serious research experience during their first year of college, some faculty are working to change that. A scholar says the new approach could boost diversity in STEM.
Students picking their subjects for Years 11 and 12 need to understand that science can be useful in a wide range of future jobs.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
Overall, participation in STEM careers activities is low, with less than 30% of UK 11- to 14-year-olds reporting having taken part in 2017.
Only 13.83% of AI authors in arXiv are women and, in relative terms, the proportion of AI papers co-authored by at least one woman has not improved since the 1990s.
Amazon's plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.