A Senate inquiry has found Australian students need specific instruction in how to behave.
New data from Queensland shows there has been a 20% increase in homeschooling in the state over the past year.
Australia’s teachers are predominantly Australian-born, female, and non-Indigenous. Most hail from middle-class backgrounds with urban upbringings, and are less likely to have disabilities.
Our new research shows the benefits of involving children in designing the activities they do in outside school hours care.
Depending on your child’s birthday, you may have a tricky decision to make about when they start school.
Students who perform below standards in Year 3 require more support to catch up to their peers.
Almost one in three teen mothers do not return to school. Cash incentives help get them back, but affordable day-care is essential too.
Students score about the same on online exams as they do on in-person exams, new research shows.
School students can fall behind for many reasons. From missing school to learning difficulties and problems at home.
In this area, much of the work of being educated is only indirectly tied to the schooling experience.
Parents have created schools to cater to their own religious and philosophical beliefs. Or to focus on the particular needs of their children and communities.
The US is home to more international migrants than any other country. But even though immigration is an actively debated topic, immigrants are poorly understood.
Students who study remotely need to have someone supervise them in-person. If it’s not a family member, it is an external tutor, who are hard to recruit and keep.
Our results highlight what’s possible when programs aimed at helping the most disadvantaged students are well funded.
Children working on family farms is often mistaken for harmful child labour.
A major international report says the “disciplinary climate” in Australian schools is among the “least favourable” in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
School ‘gets real’ in Year 1 after an emphasis on play in the year before. Meanwhile, in Year 8, students’ motivation can dip in a year that has no obvious purpose.
Parents can be worried when they hear their child is in a composite class. Research says the teacher and school community are more important than how a class is composed.
Under South African law, girls have the right to continue their schooling through and after their pregnancies.
It is often assumed young people in flexi schools are not interested in doing intellectually challenging work. New research shows this is not the case.