Turns out learning a musical instrument really could benefit your child, in more ways than you might think.
While South Africa's youth unemployment is a structural matter, the country must find ways to alleviate the challenges in the short-term.
Turns out children don't necessarily become smarter just because they have learned how to play the piano or sing in a choir.
It could be you.
Of all the university departments, business schools could be the worst affected by Brexit. But it doesn't have to be all bad.
The murky world of post-16 education choices is overdue a radical simplification.
Suggestions that the government could introduce a two-tier system for post-16 education could still leave some young people behind.
The path to employment is not easy for a young person. Follow the lines in our flow chart to see the many different pathways young people might have to take to secure a job.
Financial institutions in Africa are worried that universities aren't producing graduates with relevant skills for the industry.
South Africa's labour market suffers from high unemployment. Reform of the education system may provide the only long-term sustainable solution to the problem.
There’s been a lot of research on whether being unemployed hurts your ability to get a new job. But what about if you’re working part-time or below your skill level?
University graduates have the power to enable dignified lives for others in a society. What skills and qualities do they need for this to happen?
Economic growth is a necessary condition for development. But it can only pass the sufficient condition test if growth translates into high-earning jobs. Ghana's recent history illustrates this.
In China, education is more than a means to deliver high skilled labour. The country has constructed its education policy to demonstrate its ambition to become a global power.
Governments that want to get people 'off welfare and into work' should consider offering them the same employment support granted to other unemployed people.
If robots will take traditional graduate jobs, universities should be training students in borderless leadership skills.
Graduates aren't all working in coffee shops – they have fuelled growth in top jobs.
Those looking to start a business in Africa face enormous obstacles, even with the backing of foreign investors.
The way schools and universities teach and test has to keep up with the way young people are processing information.
School enrolment rates in sub-Saharan Africa have increased markedly in recent years, but it is failing its newly educated young by not creating jobs commensurate with their education.