Diversity programs benefit schools and students in multiple ways, research shows.
Policies that foster diversity, equity and inclusion have been shown to have many positive operational impacts − including leading to more worker engagement.
Middle-aged people in equatorial regions have lived through the most perceptible warming in their lifetimes. But many others may experience unrecognisable changes in their local climate later in life.
I’m an economist – but I can see many reasons for Australians to distrust my profession. Here’s how we could start to make economists better serve all Australians.
The media storm that is building on equity work after the death of a Toronto school principal will test Canadians’ commitment to doing the work needed to be done to address racism.
The Universities Accord wants to make sure ‘talented people’ do not miss out on getting ‘life-changing qualifications’. This is where enabling programs can help.
While positive change has been seen, especially surrounding this year’s Women’s World Cup, there is still much work to be done by organizations governing women’s professional sports.
On Wednesday, Education Minister Jason Clare released a much-anticipated report on universities.
Making study materials free could potentially allow students to take multiple units from different universities. It would also make higher education much more accessible.
Budget 2023 included a ‘gender snapshot’ to account for the ways investment priorities affect women differently from men. More effective, efficient and equitable, it also makes good economic sense.
Decades of research shows how the higher education system has failed to give Australians a “fair go”. How can we move from good intentions to long-overdue change?
School choice already abounds in Ontario. Adding charter schooling in the name of ‘choice’ won’t help student achievement.
Breaking the cycle of poverty for future generations requires talking about it with children now, and helping them understand the causes of economic inequality.
A scholar of grading explains how teachers can do a better job of reporting what grades represent, and what they are for.
The very people most in need of the cost savings from installing solar panels are missing out. Better policies are needed to make home solar systems accessible to all Australians.
Three decades of efforts to improve equal access to university have not worked. A new book, based on ten years of research, aims to look beyond narrow, impersonal definitions of ‘equity’.
Even after January’s storms, California faces a water-scarce future. An economist and an engineer propose a way to test higher water prices as a conservation strategy without hurting low-income users.
The retailer has spent nearly $12 billion buying back its own stock since 2005, money that could have been used to invest in its business.
If the EV transition focuses exclusively on drivers in privately owned cars, it won’t meet many Americans’ mobility needs, particularly in underserved communities.
Mathematics is not a “neutral” subject — cultural biases exist. A shift to more equitable teaching looks like teachers drawing on students’ knowledge, and students generating lots of solutions.