Universities can ensure students in all disciplines are learning how to contribute to a world that they and future generations want to live in.
While the pandemic undoubtedly sped up the uptake of educational technology in higher education, it doesn’t point to an entirely online future.
Newly qualified teachers who aren’t involved in a good induction program are more likely to leave the profession within their first five years of teaching. And most don’t get these inductions.
The ongoing debate between teacher-led and student-led learning is simplistic. Education is a complex field and teachers adapt their methods to context. It’s never just one or the other.
Nigeria should stop showing contempt for history as a subject, profession or topic of discussion.
Effective education depends on good communication and relationships, but face masks hinder visual and verbal cues and can be unsettling. So how can teachers and students overcome these issues?
While COVID-19 has held back learning, the pandemic presents a historic opportunity to revamp education systems.
Recent allegations of cheating by university students in online exams suggest the students are adapting faster than the education system itself – and that should change.
There are significant gaps in what teachers in Ghana know about ozone depletion and climate change, even though these subjects are in the science curriculum.
A sociologist asked public high school teachers to draw maps of the neighborhood where they teach. Those with more detailed maps also made stronger cultural connections with their students.
Some students may wonder why they bothered returning to campus. Others are struggling online. But lecturers who do engage students think deeply about how they do it, using all available tools.
A history professor describes how student-designed video games have transformed his classroom and provided a substitute for academic essays.
The inclusion of new topics in Ghana’s comprehensive sex education curriculum has split opinions among parents.
Lockdown life accelerated the role of digital technology in the virtual classroom, but there is still no substitute for physical books in children’s lives and learning.
Teachers’ professional lives can be highly demanding, pressured, stressful and at times, emotionally exhausting. But there’s an unspoken demand they suppress their emotions and just get on with it.
How to invite students to participate in classes and experiment when the computer becomes the main classroom?
Every state and territory has its own rules when it comes to the kinds of gifts teachers can receive. But there are general principles to consider that are the same everywhere.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
All students interviewed for a study on relationships with teachers said the ones they loved most were kind, caring or funny. They said the ones they disliked often treated them unfairly.
New research shows how tamarin monkeys transfer new types of food to their young.