After years of neoliberal policies eroding the tax base to pay for high schools, mandatory online learning curriculum from classrooms could be the next international money-maker.
Closing the reading achievement gap continues to be a pressing global challenge.
After 20 years of education strife in Ontario, it's time to look overseas for inspiration to rethink what education is about.
Education minister Nadiem Makarim announced he would abolish Indonesia's national exams in favour of a PISA-style student assessments. We asked two experts how this policy should best be rolled out.
PISA tests only three subjects that aren't representative of an entire education system. Meanwhile, the test conditions are different across countries and comparisons are fraught.
Australia spends virtually the same on schools as the Estonian government, once wage differences are taken into account.
The skills children learn at school have dramatic implications for their own future and the nation's productivity, living standards and income inequality.
High performing systems focus on the same things Australian governments do, but they work much more intensively on making these things happen.
Australian education is still going backwards from where we started in 2000 – new PISA results show.
Every three years, the OECD releases its Programme for International Student Assessment results. Last time, Australia's education system was doing much worse than some other countries. Has it changed?
Implementing educational policies that promote long-term achievement and attainment is possible, but requires going beyond news headlines.
There are many reasons to be skeptical about PISA rankings, and their use to compare student achievement or to identify best practices or solutions for educational problems.
The stakes could be highest for students around the world as education systems decide how to respond to the changing shape of global standardized testing.
Are current forms of standardized literacy tests really measuring children's capacity to read and interact with our rapidly-changing world?
The Shanghai maths method is considered to be one the best in the world for teaching students mathematics, but it doesn't necessarily translate well into English schools.
Culturally-responsive student assessment and evaluation is key to student success in diverse, globalized societies.
Reports that Australian classrooms are some of the most disruptive in the world are based on the experiences of 15-year-old students alone, and focus on science classes.
News of Canada's successful immigrant students glosses over important stories of racism, for example the 'streaming' of Black males. But without more data beyond Toronto, the story is hard to share.
When students feel accepted and respected by their teachers and peers, they will actively engage in academic and non-academic activities.
Although fewer Australian teens planned on going to university or TAFE than 15 years ago, figures were still higher than the OECD average.