Welcome to Education Press; browse one of our many stories below. Feature stories include in-depth analyses of current affairs; stories in career central offer a glimpse of destinations beyond schooling as well as discussion with key educators. In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, we have recently included several feature stories about adapting our educational systems to safeguard our students and educators.

COVID-19 Special Reports

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Children?
In the catacombs of online message boards and social media posts - controversy about the various COVID-19 vaccines is rampant. While any new medical intervention should be greeted with healthy…
Reopened Schools Become COVID Hotbeds
Confirming what is perhaps the least surprising epidemiological hypothesis of this pandemic, studies have now confirmed that school reopenings are definitively linked to a rapid elevation of the spread of…
The Infectivity of Students, Not What We Thought
For better or for worse, most public schools around the world have resumed some manner of in-person education. The decisions were made months ago, when the world was seeing the…
Impossible Physical Distancing: Tips and Tricks to Minimize Student Contact
At a recent public forum on school reopening, Ms Bernadette Hideki - a grade two teacher from Connecticut, USA remarked; “anyone who thinks we can keep kids from interacting with…
Reopening Schools: Measured Risk or Fateful Folly
After months of home schooling and online classes, it is perhaps inevitable that parents, students, educators and legislators are now taking the definitive steps to reopen our brick-and-mortar schools again.…
Online vs. Classroom: Why we were so unprepared?
A viral video which has made the rounds in recent weeks shows Microsoft cofounder, Bill Gates, warning an audience some 5 years ago that we are grossly unprepared for the…

Latest Feature Stories

Neurotechnology: From Spirit to Machine

Author | Dr. John Behbahani Electrical stimulation of neurons and brain regions can be utilized in the future of medical technology to fundamentally change the way we think, interact, learn…
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Importance of Education Among Refugees

Author | Michael Aguero Bol Education has always been considered the most promising path to peronal betterment and capacity building, as well as the economic and social development of any…
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Establishing Educational Equity in the Developing World

Authored by: Mehar Chatha | Canada Picture a world where a family has to choose between food or school; where a day in school means no food or water for…
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A Closer Look at Open Learning

There is little doubt that the education system in the form classroom schooling is insufficient to meet every individual need. To this end, many approaches to reform the education have…
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Farewell to a Visionary Educator: Sir Ken Robinson

On August 21st, we bid adieu to an educational trailblazer. Sir Ken Robinson was a famed British author and commentator who attempted to reinvent education with a fundamentally more creative…
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Career Central

Editorials and Opinions

How Can AI Change the World: Drawing Lessons from Medicine
Author | Christian Rebolledo | Grade 8 | USA Healthcare and Education share many overlapping…
How Your Mindset Affects Your Grades
Online or in person, students will almost always have grade. Grades that determine your college,…
Reshuffling Mandatory Courses
Author | Mohammed Rashwan | Canada My take on the current education system is the…
Preserving Education with Project Based Learning
Author | Christian Rebolledo | Grade 8 | United States of America The primary purpose…