Immigrant students often have work commitments outside class, and they may need additional language support. Giving them equal access to technology during remote learning might not be enough.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
With UNICEF ranking New Zealand 35th out of 41 rich countries for children’s well-being, the gap between rhetoric and reality is wider than ever.
Once stripped of their symbolic power, problem monuments offer what educators call 'teachable moments,' helping people assess society's current values and compare them with what mattered in the past.
As British journalist and author, Reni Eddo-Lodge, writes, the US civil rights movement too often becomes “the story of the struggle against racism”.
As the Indonesian government reopens schools located in the green and yellow zones, a blended learning approach is being discussed as a solution.
Gulf monarchies emerged from the Arab Spring relatively unscathed, while some Middle East republics were devastated by civil war. Here's how they managed — and how education may have played a part.
Children need the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered by experts in ways they can understand. A briefing may reduce children's anxiety and increase their understanding of the pandemic.
The World Health Organisation now recommends children aged 12 years and older wear masks and that masks should be considered for those aged 6-11 years.
On average, mothers did two hours of childcare for every one hour done by fathers during lockdown. Will that change once children are all back in school?
The assumption has always been that students would enjoy online learning but our research, during COVID-19 lock down, found otherwise.
School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.
New research points to why reopening elementary schools is the safest bet and what else needs to happen for schools to have the best chance of staying open.
The cheaper fee band of the Job-ready Graduates legislation will now feature psychology and social work.
With 52% of 15-year-olds now saying they read only if they have to, experts say a new way of teaching literacy is overdue.
Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.
Any decision that places a child's physical and mental health at risk shouldn't be taken lightly, so policy-makers and parents alike should listen to those most affected — the children themselves.
The language gap in international education is also a wealth gap that leaves too many students with limited options.
Children think adults should be more transparent about not knowing everything,
Just as in other countries, COVID-19 outbreaks are a matter of when, not if, should Ontario schools reopen in September.