New research shows that secondary pupils who take maths past 16 have higher levels of a chemical that boosts brain plasticity and learning in general. What other teaching can provide this?
The data shows that attainment gaps in English education at age 16 cannot be attributed to any single factor.
We need to revive teachers’ sense of satisfaction in their jobs.
If Ontario’s de-streaming of high schools isn’t accompanied with other efforts to address cultural norms and values, streaming in many other forms and guises will continue.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
A major reason for poor performance in mathematics in Nigeria is that lessons in primary schools are not centred on pupils and activities.
Overcrowding can have severe negative consequences for the education and safety of learners.
Over the past few decades secondary schools have become larger and fewer in number. For parents, this had made choices at once more limited, but also more complicated.
How to support students from diverse backgrounds to appreciate the inherent value of engaging one another in close friendships remains a question for educators.
Research has found that students suffer lower levels of well-being when they don’t regularly use their greatest strengths of character.
While the purpose of education can’t be reduced to promoting economic growth, every child out of school represents both lost opportunities — and huge economic costs — for countries.
Gay-straight alliance clubs in Alberta schools have come into Jason Kenney’s crosshairs. Here’s why that might cost him votes next week in the provincial election.
The transition from primary to secondary school can be tough for children socially and emotionally. Students also do less physical activity in secondary school, and need help with this transition too.
New energy to advocate for planetary health could be unleashed through career guidance that prepares future generations for climate change while inspiring them to envision a meaningful future.
Navigating friendships as a teen can be hard. Parents can help by modelling good behaviour and making sure their teen feels they can talk to them about their friendships.
Do they really matter?
Children in the north of England are more likely to finish school with poorer grades and are less likely to go on to further education.
Health, housing and education get funding boosts in the fiscally conservative first budget delivered by New Zealand’s coalition government.
The latest What Kids Are Reading report finds that secondary school students aren’t challenging themselves – and it could limit their choices later in life.
Research shows that for children, the most important aspect of school life are the relationships they build with their friends and teachers.