A scholar of multicultural education says the COVID-19 pandemic gives parents of color the chance to choose what their children learn at home.
One-to-one talk is a great tool for learning.
School closures under coronavirus have raised significant risks for vulnerable students who face maltreatment and exposure to violence. Here are five priorities to address when reopening schools.
The federal government is trying to entice independent schools to open by offering them advance payments. But do they have powers beyond enticement with which they could control state schools?
Educating your children at home doesn't have to resemble the kind of education that takes place in a regular classroom, an expert advises.
Schools are online and many students may find this new learning environment challenging. But organising your time and taking effective notes can help students learn better.
The COVID-19 outbreak presents many opportunities for students to develop needed solutions to real-life problems, says a researcher overseeing school project to produce personal protective equipment.
School closings due to COVID-19 could prompt school districts to try to make up for lost time during the summer. An education scholar explores the pros and cons of that scenario.
Instead of insisting on homeschooling primary-age kids, free play can help them learn and has benefits for physical and mental health.
Strict quarantine measures have been shown to be more effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 than closing schools.
Many households struggle when schools are closed.
To guard against coronavirus, NZ should consider a short "pulse" (a few weeks) of intense social distancing, including bringing forward school holidays and temporary closures of most businesses.
With travel halted and universities and research institutions shutting down, scientists are having trouble keeping their research running. Here's why that matters outside the lab.
Teachers are at very low risk of being exposed to COVID-19. But schools need to support teachers who fall into high-risk groups – including those aged over 65 years and teachers with chronic illness.
If your child is staying at home for long periods due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are many ways you can help sustain their mental and physical well-being.
In Southeast Asia like in many other developing regions, a large segment of the population don't have access to the Internet and electronic devices.
If schools and childcare centres shut without the necessary support, Australia may permanently lose valuable teachers and early childhood educators.
There are several things Australian schools can do, that involve encouraging better hygiene and social distancing. They could close too, but that's not always necessary.
For higher ed, this is a crisis of unknown proportions.
Often schools close out of a belief that taking this step will save money and help students. Whether or not those benefits materialize, there are downsides for the locals.