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.
When water stagnates in pipes, harmful metals and bacteria can accumulate and make people sick. Buildings that were shut down for weeks during the pandemic may be at risk.
Local interpretation of national guidance will be most effective in preventing outbreaks in schools.
Children need to learn how to manage their own accounts and passwords as an extension of their identity.
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.
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.
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.
Pandemic policy experts offer 10 recommendations that could reduce the risk that a bad flu season on top of the COVID-19 pandemic will overwhelm hospitals.
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.
Concerns over how to make schools safe amid the coronavirus remain. But for many low-income students of color, old buildings in need of repair already presented a heath risk.
Just as in other countries, COVID-19 outbreaks are a matter of when, not if, should Ontario schools reopen in September.
The education sector has to constantly re-learn lessons about using digital technologies in teaching.
Recent cases among school children has prompted some to wonder: should we close schools again? The short answer is: no.
The need for social distancing due to coronavirus means now is the time for schools across the world to embrace outdoor learning.
Learning philosophy will help children think critically and make ethical decisions.
We should make more use of randomised controlled trials – usually used in medicine – to understand which measures were effective in controlling COVID-19.