There have been times in history when finding out the truth – or at least what was generally accepted as the truth – was fairly unambiguous and straightforward.
Many social norms, widespread poverty, institutional practices and inequality prevent access to quality education - especially for girls.
This state of affairs is highly unsatisfactory, but it is one made worse by the governance of tertiary institutions that remains, at heart, anti-democratic and oligarchical.
Australians celebrate larrikins like Ned Kelly and Ben Hall, celebrated bushrangers who spent their lives fighting police. Australians deliberately flout authority, and parents often challenge schools and belittle teachers.
Despite the ‘evidence institute’ enjoying bipartisan support and being included in the National School Reform Agreement nothing has happened.
Research by Brendon Hyndman has found that Australian kids are some of the least physically active in the world. Let's see why this is so.
The government of Indonesia through the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP scholarship) allocated Rp35 trillion (more than US$24 billion) for 4,000 recipients in 2018.
The academy is filled with wonder. There are professors who cannot teach. There are associate professors who cannot write.
Is a doctoral degree necessary for success in Southeast Asia?
In my industry, Information and Technology, the training package was last updated by an accounting firm who got the contract from the government.
Chromosomes are the strings of DNA packed into the cell nuclei that makes you and me what we are. They are 46; we get 23 from our mother and 23 from our father.
Reform must tackle the 'state of mind' that engulfs Malaysian public universities to make them relevant to contemporary society and regionally competitive.