Learning life lessons and how the world works is more important to a child's growth and development than a sole focus on academic achievement, writes Louis Wang.
There are lots of ways teachers greatly influence children’s outcomes, including improving motivation and resilience, writes Andrew Martin.
UNSW quantum physicist Michelle Simmons has delivered the 2017 Australia Day address for NSW, urging young people to tackle life's hardest tasks and to strive to be the best they can be.
What keeps Professor Richard Buckland up at night? Education - and the way society's focus on marks fail to deliver students the experience they deserve.
A conference at UNSW on 15 November will bring together leading academics and practitioners to explore successful strategies for improving students’ literacy
There is a growing gap between the community at large and big business that I believe can be reduced for the benefit of both, writes David Gonski.
Why is it that parents take such different approaches to education and how their children spend their time, ask Rose Butler and Christina Ho.
A UNSW program for gifted children is engaging some of Australia's brightest youngsters with problems their elders have struggled to solve.
Bob Carr reflected on his own challenging school experiences in his opening address to a gifted education conference at UNSW.
Of all the various groups of learners in our school systems, it is the gifted and talented – potentially the nation's intellectual and academic elite – who have suffered the largest declines in achievement during recent years, writes Jennifer Jolly.