University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
Schools can consider virtual learning and other ways to reduce the negative impact of suspensions on student achievement.
A new hands-on learning program helps families with young children build their engineering skills.
Experiments in college classrooms show how tiny respiratory droplets known as aerosols can spread, even with good ventilation. The risk isn't the same in every seat.
Students can still have a good experience at university this year – if universities take their needs and concerns seriously.
Colleges should let students of color choose their own roommates to make a more supportive environment, says a researcher who looked at student housing policies.
In a series of surveys, young people across the US described their thinking and behavior amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
A team of experts argues that after taking care of essential workers, COVID-19 vaccinations should be given to the greatest transmitters of the virus, who are mostly the young.
In a recent survey, 64% of youths said they've experienced bushfires, heatwaves and drought in the past three years. But 88% believe they're not taught to protect themselves and their communities.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.
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.
Comparisons with the second world war are usually unhelpful – but the crisis changed UK nursing for the better. The pandemic offers a similar chance to rethink nursing is provided.
With other international education markets still struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, New Zealand and Australian universities should position themselves as premium destinations.
Many white health students - our future doctors, nurses and health workers - find learning about the ongoing health impacts of colonisation on Indigenous Australians confronting. But it's vital.
Students say they have a hard time studying and cognitive science proves they're not trying to dodge work: there's a link between negative emotions and difficulties in concentrating.
Many university teaching labs are empty as students have been moved off campus during the pandemic. There are other ways to put theory into practice, at home and online.
Kenya's high rate of internet penetration does not reflect the barriers students face in accessing learning materials.
Government initiatives to support student learning during and after the pandemic can't be effective without an invaluable educational resource: teachers' expertise and care.
Census data are used to determine federal funding on everything from highway construction to poverty services. With many students heading back to their parents' homes, college towns may take a hit.