Do we really need to focus on things like spelling or memorising dates if technology can do that for us? Perhaps education should focus on other things instead.
If we want our children to stay healthy, we need to start making it a priority for schools.
The role of private tuition plays a part in the overall success of students in Singapore, with around 80% of primary-school children having at least three hours of private tuition a week.
Dyslexic? There’s an app for that.
Early childhood education services have proliferated in the public and private sectors. But many children who attend these preschool centres do not receive quality services.
The reintroduction of grammar schools means that once again schools and headteachers will be required to make sense of contradictory national policies.
School expulsions are on the rise in Australia. But research shows individual punishment as a deterrent rarely works.
The term APD describes several disorders that result in a breakdown in the listening process. It is most common in primary school, affecting more than 5% of children.
Speech patterns are just important as letter sounds when learning to read.
Good tests may build in failure, but that doesn’t mean they’re an efficient way of measuring a child’s ability.
Seven and 11-year-olds feel the pressure from their parents and teachers.
The Government changed the curriculum in 2014 so that all school children would be taught coding, but two years on this is far from reality.
We warned the government about baseline tests. It should have listened.
Child labour in Tanzania is driven largely by poverty. More must be done to keep children in school so their skills aren’t lost to the economy in the long run.
Tell a child they’re a ‘moped’ rather than a ‘Ferrari’ and they’ll understand exactly what it means.
Schools need to change the way they work to support the emotional well-being of our children.
Around a fifth of children aged five to 16 will experience reading difficulties. Schools need clear guidelines on how to choose the best literacy programs for their students.
More and more children are attending primary school in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. But there are worryingly large gaps in their learning.
Australian education fails one in four young people. It is time we started exploring why school is not working for increasing numbers of disadvantaged children.
A decade after they were phased out, the government could reintroduce national tests for seven-year-olds.