When children learn about news like the deadly school shooting in Florida, a logical question for them to ask is: Will the same thing happen to me?
When school shootings take place, beefed up security is often seen as a solution. Experience shows, however, that school shootings stem from social factors that require a different response.
The world is changing fast and education is not equipping children with the kind of minds they are going to need.
Tough-on-crime models of policing students don't reduce youth crime, but community engagement programs for at-risk youth can be beneficial.
The failed and continually failing political leadership on respect, relationships and reconciliation sets the quality of current and future education back for all Australians.
Local governance can have a real effect - positive or negative - on the quality of schooling.
On the heels of a new report that shows depression and anxiety are the top reasons college students seek counseling, a psychiatry professor lists a variety of factors behind the trend.
Using equivalent year levels provides us with a clearer picture of the gap for Indigenous students, who can be up to an equivalent of 7.7 years behind their non-Indigenous counterparts in writing.
Despite a boom in the construction of trendy buildings and classrooms, the evidence for their link to boosting learning outcomes is limited.
Sarcasm can alienate and discriminate.
Controversy ignited when a Florida Gulf Coast University professor began teaching a 'white racism' course this year. Ted Thornhill says his course is rooted in a 'damning body' of evidence.
You may not "like" it, but Facebook has an important role to play in education.
Thousands of medical graduates across Canada are waiting nervously to find out whether they will secure a coveted residency spot in the area of their choice.
Provincial policies to implement the legal consumption of marijuana are unlikely to protect children and youth. High school teachers and parents will be on the front line.
The government must try harder if it wants to ensure recruitment and retention in the profession.
The limited and skewed portrayal of autism means it is often
misrepresented rather than represented in fiction.
A new analysis shows STEM majors tend to vote less than others. But researchers say the relationship between a college major and voter turnout is not necessarily cause and effect.
More than 70-years after World War II, is Auschwitz still relevant to children today?
Since its invention, the IQ test has generated strong arguments in support of – and against – its use.
When after-school clubs aren't properly monitored, they can become risky spaces.