Historians’ work looks like meaningful disagreements around how to grapple with an ambiguous, complicated past. Here, ‘Pi’ sculpture by Evan Grant Penny, Wellington St., Toronto.
Put down the science brochures. If your high schooler really wants to be a history major, smile, knowing that they’re taking the first step to a deeper understanding of the world around them.
If we want economics to appeal to young Australians, it needs to move away from theory and towards tackling some of the trickiest issues faced by the next generation.
For economics to play a more helpful, critical role, it must abandon blind faith in the free market and embrace the social, historical, and environmental context in which economics actually happens.
International students brought an estimated A$28bn to our economy in 2016-17.
Australia is currently experiencing one of the largest booms in international student enrolments, which needs to be sustainable if we’re going to continue to benefit economically.
Africa’s flagship universities have a great deal to offer as the continent continues to grow and develop.
When talking about the role that higher education can play in developing Africa, it’s important not to forget the continuing and crucial role of the continent’s flagship universities.
The majority of children in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania are attending school – but the evidence suggests they’re not all learning.
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More and more children are attending primary school in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. But there are worryingly large gaps in their learning.
Education is free in Cuba, and is one of the island nation’s top priorities.
Cuba used three major methods to revolutionise its education system from the 1960s. The hard work has paid off and the system holds many lessons for other countries.
Growing numbers of US students are going abroad to study.
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In recent years, a large market in higher education has emerged. From 2.1 million students studying abroad in 2001, the number has gone up to roughly 4.5 million. How is the US faring?