The ways in which school closings affect children are just beginning to be known, but early indications are they’re taking a negative toll on kids’ learning and overall well-being.
Based on closely following outbreaks in schools and early learning centres across Australia throughout 2020, we have enough evidence to show how students can return to school safely.
The risk associated with schools is tied to the level of community transmission. The more community transmission there is, the more transmission there will be in schools.
An educational ethicist talked to teachers about what ethical issues were most pressing during COVID. Here are the three that featured most.
COVID has shown us how powerful educational uses of digital technology can be informal, impromptu and conducted on the fly.
Remote school may look different to ‘normal’ school, but children are still being taught; they are still learning and many are still actively engaged in the curriculum.
We estimate the reduction in international student fees will lead to a loss of 5,100 to 6,100 researchers by 2024, with some universities more affected than others.
Singing is integral to humans. And it has important social and psychological benefits for children.
The government should have a plan for how to help disadvantaged students catch up from learning lost during the pandemic, and how to better support students with mental health issues.
Eight Year 12 students in Queensland share how they feel about their disrupted, final year of school.
The pandemic has paved the way for much-needed inclusive assessments in Victorian schools – taking into account more than only students’ academic capabilities.
With Year 12s studying for their final year exam, the score of which will be converted into a ranking as related to their peers across the country, many Victorians are worried they may be set back.
In response to school closures in April, researchers put together a survey asking teachers how COVID-19 affected them and their students.
Nearly every country in the world shuttered its schools due to COVID-19. Now, from Israel to Uruguay, many students are back in class, with varying degrees of success.
The Australian government has not been good to international students since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But compared to the US, UK and Canada, we haven’t lost our competitive edge.
No single measure in isolation prevents disease transmission. It is a matter of reducing the likelihood and enhancing the capacity of the system to deal with events that occur.
A Grattan Institute report shows the achievement gap between disadvantaged and advantaged students widens at triple the rate in remote schooling compared to regular class.
Opening colleges and universities for in-person instruction this fall could be risky, but so could going online. A higher education funding expert explains why.
The pandemic has intensified online learning, but educators are struggling to keep students engaged. Faculty members from the National University of Singapore offer three strategies to overcome this.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesian teachers have struggled to adapt to online learning. To overcome this, teachers should be taught to be bolder in introducing ‘uncertainty in learning’.