Deep-seated cultural practices – such as female genital mutilation and child marriage – prevent girls from making progress in school.
Parents are enablers, motivators and facilitators of their children’s education.
Grouping of high schools in Ghana into categories perpetuates inequalities.
A survey of high school students highlighted the tensions they faced when classes moved online during COVID-19 lockdowns.
New research shows that secondary pupils who take maths past 16 have higher levels of a chemical that boosts brain plasticity and learning in general. What other teaching can provide this?
The data shows that attainment gaps in English education at age 16 cannot be attributed to any single factor.
We need to revive teachers’ sense of satisfaction in their jobs.
If Ontario’s de-streaming of high schools isn’t accompanied with other efforts to address cultural norms and values, streaming in many other forms and guises will continue.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
A major reason for poor performance in mathematics in Nigeria is that lessons in primary schools are not centred on pupils and activities.
Overcrowding can have severe negative consequences for the education and safety of learners.
Over the past few decades secondary schools have become larger and fewer in number. For parents, this had made choices at once more limited, but also more complicated.
How to support students from diverse backgrounds to appreciate the inherent value of engaging one another in close friendships remains a question for educators.
Research has found that students suffer lower levels of well-being when they don’t regularly use their greatest strengths of character.
While the purpose of education can’t be reduced to promoting economic growth, every child out of school represents both lost opportunities — and huge economic costs — for countries.
Gay-straight alliance clubs in Alberta schools have come into Jason Kenney’s crosshairs. Here’s why that might cost him votes next week in the provincial election.
The transition from primary to secondary school can be tough for children socially and emotionally. Students also do less physical activity in secondary school, and need help with this transition too.
New energy to advocate for planetary health could be unleashed through career guidance that prepares future generations for climate change while inspiring them to envision a meaningful future.
Navigating friendships as a teen can be hard. Parents can help by modelling good behaviour and making sure their teen feels they can talk to them about their friendships.
Do they really matter?