While laptops have dropped in price, old-school supplies like pencils and markers are getting more expensive.
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Inflation is soaring, but prices for typical back-to-school gear like backpacks, computers and new clothes are rising less than average – or even falling.
Under Indonesian rules designed to protect religious freedom, female Muslim students are not compelled to wear “Muslim attire”. But those regulations are often interpreted differently by schools.
Too many seeking too few: jobseekers queuing at a Job Fair in New Delhi.
India’s young people have much to offer a nation struggling to find work for all
New research examines why Māori and Pacific representation in university STEM subjects remain so stubbornly low.
Girls are often denied the chance of playing football as part of their physical education.
Physical education is too often sexist and old fashioned. Here’s what it could be like instead.
Research suggests more should be spent on English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) support – earlier in the school system, before it’s too late.
Gilda Soosay, president of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Parish Council in Maskwacis, Canada, where Pope Francis visited the site of a state school for Indigenous children.
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A historian of the residential schools explains how religion played a key role in assimilationist systems for Indigenous children in Canada and the United States.
Undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska Omaha collaborate on a group assignment for a STEM course.
Derrick Nero, University of Nebraska Omaha
Female statistics students had higher final exam grades than their male peers, even though they had less confidence in their statistics abilities at the start of the semester.
Murder scene: an all-too common sight in Mexico/
A programme of school building once helped reduce the murder rate in Mexico. It’s time for the government to double down on education for the sake of peace.
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Seven key recommendations for mitigating the impacts of learning loss during the pandemic
New schools can spur neighborhood growth.
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Community members want their schools to address issues beyond academics, new research suggests.
People gather outside Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s office in Toronto for a rally led by current and former international students calling for changes to immigration rules during COVID-19 in September 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
International students are not only ideal candidates for settlement in Canada, they’re also vital to our prosperity. So why is it so difficult for them to come to Canada, especially those from Africa?
Universities throughout the country have obligations to ensure their graduates leave with the knowledge and skills necessary to interact in a culturally safe way with Indigenous people.
Australian media have and do unfairly report on Indigenous affairs and toxic environments are leading to fewer First Nations journalists. Should universities put cultural safety in journalism courses?
Botany is disappearing from university modules in the UK.
Introductory science classes typically require students to memorize facts, rather than teaching them the basis of scientific thinking.
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College science classes often fall short of helping students see connections across subjects. Can a new approach make a difference?
In this week’s NSW disaster, federal-state relations have been much smoother (acknowledging that things can fray somewhat as the clean-up goes on). The Albanese government learned from watching its predecessor’s problems.
Our research shows that although climate change is a key factor in starting conflict in eastern Africa, it’s not always the most important one.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Jason Clare on Australia’s education challenges.
Michelle Grattan speaks with New Education Minister Jason Clare as he finishes travelling the country taking soundings in the education sector.
Hope as a stubborn desire.
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Hope begins in a place of despair, in the desire to make things better.
Interviewee Eileen Clark
For mature-age students of the Study Centre in the 1970s, education offered them a new life.