Objections raised about the school syllabus by parents, schools and civil society point to a bigger problem with the state.
Despite calls for climate change to be part of our education, Australia has not designed, implemented nor funded a coherent, educational approach to our climate emergency.
Children feel lonelier and spend less time outside than ever before. New research is showing how reconnecting children with the community can help.
South Africa's introducing coding as a school subject but until teacher education, IT infrastructure and internet connectivity issues, among others are addressed, the country has a long way to go.
While shifting cyber safety education beyond privacy is a step in the right direction, teachers already have to contend with an overcrowded curriculum.
There needs to be more opportunity in school and at home for students to learn to write for enjoyment.
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.
Pupils would be able to explore the complex worldviews and practices of people who do not identify with a religion.
The subject of Technology can be used to support and develop pupils' entrepreneurial skills.
Textbooks were once a major piece of educational infrastructure. But as digital content expands, a new kind of 'textbook' is improving the quality of K-12 instruction.
History movies may have Oscar potential, but their educational potential is more complicated. Should teachers use Hollywood to teach?
The changes required of a textbook that referred to a bakery – an “inappropriate” form of Japanese culture – illustrate how the system falls short of its goals of deliberative and critical education.
Most other African countries have a less fractious or problematic relationship to Shakespeare than South Africa does.
Our current way of assessing students doesn't let them see the progress they are making over extended periods of time.
Policy continuity is what is needed to improve Australian students' maths capability.
The questions young people tend to ask about maths often relate to their personal experience of how they found maths in school.
Teaching philosophy for just one hour a week can improve children's progress in writing, maths and reading.
A shocking wave of school fires set by students across Kenya has elicited a range of counter-measures, none of which appears to get to the root of the problem.
Thanks to life-skills training, girls who previously believed it improbable that they would go on to secondary school are now allowing themselves to dream about possibilities.
Summer is not an idyllic time for all. Two researchers who are black and are parents to two black children describe why they feel the weight of the summer.