My PhD research explores the impact of Islamist terrorism on education policy and practice in England and France.
India's new National Education Policy is impressive, and could create opportunities for Australian universities. The key issues, however, relate to implementation.
Researchers have been calling for the extension of mother-tongue instruction beyond the current status quo in South African schools, but parents seem to prefer an even earlier transition to English.
The education sector has to constantly re-learn lessons about using digital technologies in teaching.
Research shows few differences in academic outcomes between online and face-to-face university courses. A professor who's been teaching online for years offers advice on good online courses.
New insights show that South Africa's education system is heading in the right direction.
PISA tests only three subjects that aren't representative of an entire education system. Meanwhile, the test conditions are different across countries and comparisons are fraught.
Uganda's English language policy is at odds with the situation on the ground in the country's rural schools.
Many Australians have long have called for the government to stop funding private schools. Now the UK's Labour party wants to get rid of private schools altogether. Could we do that here?
Many rely on David Gonski's ideas to shape the future of education policy. But his recommendation of personalised learning is a scripted, rigid version of education that will take us backwards.
New research shows that extra-curricular activities do more to help close the attainment gap between richer and poorer pupils than nebulous lessons in 'character'.
Research shows that the provinces vary widely in their ability to produce academic results for money they spend, and PEI shows the most efficient results.
If you're confused about all the millions and billions thrown around for education by the two major parties, here's the low-down on what the policies actually mean.
Labor's main election promise for higher education is to restore the demand-driven system of funding, also known as scrapping the "cap" on government funding. Here's why that would be a good policy.
The Coalition has had longer than a three year cycle to make some changes to education. But since the 2016 election, what has it actually done? And what is Labor proposing?
A number of states are considering laws to put charter school growth on pause, saying they drain resources from public schools. A school finance expert explains the logic behind the efforts.
Charter school operators have been capitalizing on lax laws that let them lease building space to themselves at above-market rates. A simple ban could end the practice, two education scholars argue.
2018 was a mixed bag for schooling policy in Australia, with new ministers, a new organisation and auspicious anniversaries. It’s worth reflecting on the year that’s been.
The Melbourne Declaration is now ten years old. It acts as a national guide for education policy, practice and delivery in Australian schools.
Policy-makers use language test scores to determine who gets into universities or can immigrate. But there are problems with using single test scores to make such important decisions.