Schools are online and many students may find this new learning environment challenging. But organising your time and taking effective notes can help students learn better.
People show decreased cognitive processing in high concern situations. Effective communication needs to respectfully address concerns, and build trust, otherwise information may be rejected.
Most attacks happen without a victim even realizing it. And you're not 'safe' just because your device is in sleep mode or hibernation.
The COVID-19 outbreak presents many opportunities for students to develop needed solutions to real-life problems, says a researcher overseeing school project to produce personal protective equipment.
Research shows teachers in US private and privileged public schools inflate grades due to pressure from students and parents. This could happen in Australia if we cancel year 12 exams.
How will the move to online study, and the disruption of routine, affect year 12 students' abilities to perform and, consequently, their grades? And what does this mean for university entry?
Instead of insisting on homeschooling primary-age kids, free play can help them learn and has benefits for physical and mental health.
The government can invest in a number of catch-up programs, including summer school and small group tuition, to help children who fall behind due to COVID-19.
Our research found that teacher assessments and exam scores match closely for maths, English and science.
Strict quarantine measures have been shown to be more effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 than closing schools.
Many households struggle when schools are closed.
With travel halted and universities and research institutions shutting down, scientists are having trouble keeping their research running. Here's why that matters outside the lab.
Teachers are at very low risk of being exposed to COVID-19. But schools need to support teachers who fall into high-risk groups – including those aged over 65 years and teachers with chronic illness.
If your child is staying at home for long periods due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are many ways you can help sustain their mental and physical well-being.
If schools and childcare centres shut without the necessary support, Australia may permanently lose valuable teachers and early childhood educators.
So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
Online learning can help universities quickly adapt to COVID-19, but policy makers must pay careful attention to student experiences and take a critical view of technology companies' claims.
There are several things Australian schools can do, that involve encouraging better hygiene and social distancing. They could close too, but that's not always necessary.
New Zealand has become more economically dependent on China than many nations in the past generation, with a 12-fold jump in trade in commercial services.