With a degree in Slavic languages, experience as a Russian translator and a degree in electrical engineering, polymath Professor Barbara Oakley has a lot of knowledge and experience in the different ways our brains can process information.
Susan Bates raises concerns about the potentially damaging effects of the high noise levels in many early childhood education centres in New Zealand and asks: what is being done about it?
ECE researcher Kelly Warren says the emphasis needs to change from focussing on young children acquiring formal learning behaviours to fostering social and emotional skills.
As social media looms ever larger in our lives, so too does concern about its effects on young people. SOUMYA BHAMIDIPATI looks at how parents, students and teachers are keeping kids safe online.
New research shows that the fees-free policy is only influencing a small percentage of students’ decision to study, and these students are often more likely to struggle and drop out. But are we providing institutions with enough funding to adequately support these students?