Last week, Leon Ewing's proposal to use marijuana to help revive Tasmania's ailing school system raised more than a few eyebrows.
Every week, I'd dress up as a Mad Scientist and entertain children with lab experiments like melting a Styrofoam cup with nail polish remover. As embarrassing as it was, it made me feel important.
"What the rest of the country takes for granted, we're fighting for now."
Teachers are people too, and sometimes they make mistakes. We asked real-life teachers for their most embarrassing moments.
We talked to the director of a new documentary about a pioneering girls' school in Afghanistan, and the effect that the departure of Western forces will have on the country.
To demystify the stereotypes surrounding the highly intelligent, I spoke to dozens of high-IQ individuals about their lives, brains, and the relationship between intelligence and success.
As Australia celebrates International Women's Day, Indigenous women still face disproportionately higher rates of domestic violence, sexual violence, and incarceration.
Are they there to enrich people's minds? Or just to turn learning into money for corporate fatcats?
Global warming denial, homophobic literature, and leaflets claiming that foreign aid is actually spent on "giving dance lessons to Africans" were just the tip of the iceberg.
We talked to a gay and trans teacher about what it's like to be out—and not out—in the classroom.
Gay or straight, relationship or no relationship, context is completely irrelevant if you've said "no."
For many young Ukrainians, disheartened by the country's lack of post-revolution progress, leaving is not a difficult choice.
The photographer spent time in Indonesia with the people suffering the consequences of Australia's refugee policies.
Jessica Longworth takes photos of her kid sister and the daily minutiae of the generation currently on its way to adulthood.
Without registration or ID cards, Thailand's "stateless" ethnic minority groups are at great risk of being trafficked.
For the record, Malcolm Turnbull has noticed you staring longingly at him from across the room.
We promise this article about dangling modifiers is worth reading.
An ex-con became a professional criminal-justice-reform advocate thanks to a program that lets felons learn alongside students from outside prison walls.
As someone whose entire sex education was a 280-pound nun denouncing abortion, I'm on board with the push in the UK for sex ed being part of the curriculum from elementary school onward.
Interviews with numerous former and current ESL teachers at public and private schools in China found that nearly every teacher had been subjected to one or many labor abuses.
He got me drunk in a brightly lit bar and then broke my teenage heart.
I am a walking example of why same-sex sex education must be written into school curricula everywhere.
It's hard being a young college lady who falls in love with straight girls and hates the college newspaper, comics, and meeting monstrous deities.
Either way, it emphasizes how bleak a prospect life can be for young LGBT people in Britain.