Biometric data can be used in schools to track everything from attendance to exam behaviour and what students buy from the canteen.
Parents are enablers, motivators and facilitators of their children’s education.
There are lots of stereotypes about why people homeschool their kids. Some parents interviewed in new research said bullying meant they had no choice.
There are opportunities for intervention in the education system to address gaps in psycho-social provision and support.
Attendance at school is crucial to improving educational outcomes for students. Unfortunately, children in out-of-home care face myriad challenges when it comes to attending school every day.
COVID public health measures included school closures and a shift to online learning. This placed immigrant families at a disadvantage as they saw to their children’s emotional and educational needs.
We must meaningfully include newcomers and refugees in the formulation of policies that address structural constraints that affect them during times of crisis.
Contact languages are widely spoken by many First Nations children. These languages must be recognised and valued in the classroom to better meet students’ learning needs.
Indonesia can serve as an important model for the Taliban of how Muslim nations and faith-based organisations can play a big role in expanding girls’ education.
The ‘multiplier effect’ of literacy empowers people by enabling them to meaningfully participate in society and improve their livelihoods.
There’s no perfect teaching approach guaranteed to prepare student teachers to teach subjects in English in a multilingual environment. But there are things universities can do to prepare them.
Training New Zealand students to be better at tests would probably improve their performance. But, as Finland has shown, there are better (if more expensive) alternatives.
Academic words are useful at school and university – but they can be tricky to learn.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
Schools reopening during the current coronavirus pandemic need to calculate class sizes to prevent the spread of disease and minimize disruptions.
Given what is now known about the mortality rates of COVID-19, the ongoing disruptions to children’s care, education and health are no longer justified.
Families play a vital role in the process of skill formation, which is just as important as the role of schools.
Government schools remain open but many parents are already voluntarily keeping their children home in an effort to ‘flatten the curve’.
When it comes to inclusive education, England has gone backwards, with more and more students placed in segregated provision or excluded from educational opportunities.
It’s easy to report on access and inputs, but much more difficult to achieve educational quality and meaningful outcomes.