Kenya’s budgetary allocation misses opportunities to improve basic education and address unemployment.
Here’s what Nigeria’s new president should do to elevate science in the country.
Nigeria’s lecturers’ strike raises fundamental questions about how Nigerian universities are run and funded.
Creating more universities in Nigeria has serious implications for quality of graduates.
The 2022 election campaign has not exactly been a policy fest. And one critical area we have heard very little about is schools.
Universities have seen a decade of cuts and unfavourable policies under the Coalition government. Here’s what the major parties should be promising now.
The no-fee school policy in South Africa, while well-intentioned, demands a serious review.
A decade ago, it was hoped the Gonski reforms would level the playing field for Australian students, but the system is now even more unfair. A new book lays out how it all went wrong.
It is morally unjustifiable for tech companies to walk away from the pandemic with massive profits while schools are burdened with debt.
Vague references don’t cut it. The public deserves to know exactly how Alberta is relying on science, realism and high-quality problem-solving in its back to school plans during COVID-19.
Concerns over how to make schools safe amid the coronavirus remain. But for many low-income students of color, old buildings in need of repair already presented a heath risk.
US cities and states are responsible for the vast majority of K-12 funding.
At the current rate, technical and vocational education and training will overtake the university budget in the next five to 10 years
In 2015, the federal government contributed A$47.2 billion (42%) to education. State, territory and local governments spent A$39.1 billion (35%) and A$25.5 billion (23%) came from private sources.
Brazil’s new president was elected on promises to radically restructure Brazil. But proposed education spending cuts and curricular changes have students and teachers marching in the streets.
Nigeria has the world’s highest number of out-of-school children and over 60 million of its citizens are illiterate. Here’s what the country can do to improve its education sector.
Increased funding to Catholic schools won’t necessarily make them more accessible for low-income families.
New analysis shows wealthy parents at advantaged Catholic primary schools could actually afford the increase to school fees under the needs-based model.
A state court has ruled that New Mexico is not doing enough to ensure its students receive an adequate education. Other states should be held accountable in the same way, an education scholar argues.
Traditional public schools suffer as states create favorable funding schemes for charter schools and school vouchers.