Homeschooling registrations for children in Victoria in 2020 were almost four times the number of the previous year, recent reports show.
Students in general say a critical issue in the shift to online higher education has been a lack of adequate support, interaction and engagement with academic staff and peers.
It is estimated around half the world’s students’ schools remain shut down. All told, this has been a potentially damaging disruption to the education of a generation.
The Morrison government’s Job-ready Graduates legislation has passed the Senate.
In the post-COVID world, Australia’s success will largely depend on the adaptability and responsiveness of the education system.
One approach to figure out what to expect is to look at the experiences of different countries after they closed schools due to previous pandemics, war or industrial action.
The new learning economy is creating opportunities for universities to move on from the current focus on cutting costs, downsizing and job losses.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 list has been released, with 12 Australian universities among the top 200 in the world.
International students in Australia are actively comparing their situation during the pandemic with their peers in other countries.
Relationships between students and teachers at school are important. They predict students’ motivation, performance, and expectations of future relationships.