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Wearing the hijab: what itR...

Apr 9, 2018 by

My friends and family have suffered abuse and vitriol for wearing the hijab, yet I still wanted to wear it. Here’s why...

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Stymie reporting website for c...

Feb 18, 2018 by

An anonymous website where children can report harmful behaviour is uncovering self-harm clubs, drug dealing, bullying and illegal...

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St Posh vs Bog Standard High: ...

Feb 7, 2018 by

By Jane Caro – I often think that the greatest risk any of us take in our lifetime is to be born because none of us have any...

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The silent epidemic of elder a...

Feb 5, 2018 by

Catherine is just one example of the estimated one in six elderly people subjected to abuse at the hands of their children....

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Students on first-name basis w...

Feb 4, 2018 by

By Catherine Heuzenroeder – Teachers are allowing students to call them by their first names as some schools move away from the...

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Are universities worth it?

Jan 23, 2018 by

Australia’s universities are some of the best in the world – they’re a massive export earner, a driver of...

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Is the senior school English r...

Dec 10, 2017 by

When Melbourne mother Helen Corney sat down with her daughter Fearn to look at the reading list for year 11 English, she noticed a...

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Legally armed: What it’s...

Nov 8, 2017 by

By James Purtill – When Ana Lopez goes into a lecture, she checks the exit. Then she studies her fellow students for cowboys....

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How mainstream schools are fai...

Oct 17, 2017 by

Ariana Roberts was shocked when she could not go back to her government high school after having a baby. The teenager left Mabel Park...

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Teens and their screens: Are w...

Sep 20, 2017 by

By Paul Donoughue – Teens are driving less, starting to drink alcohol later, and having sex later. Sounds good, right?...

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How the Safe Schools Program b...

Sep 11, 2017 by

Benjamin Law looks behind the media scandal which engulfed an Australian anti-bullying program In 2010, schools in Victoria began an...

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Career advisors failing to equ...

Jul 18, 2017 by

By Shalailah Medhora – You may be surprised to learn that schools around the country spend less than the cost of a cup of...

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Islamic State’s claims o...

Jun 6, 2017 by

In the aftermath of terrorist acts, extremist groups often claim responsibility for orchestrating the attack — but what does that...

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Fidget spinners in Australia: ...

May 17, 2017 by

THEY are the tiny handheld gadgets sweeping classrooms across the country but fidget spinners have principals and health experts...

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Gonski 2.0: Greens not ruling ...

May 2, 2017 by

The Federal Government will have to rely on the Senate to secure its 10-year plan to end the school funding wars. The Federal...

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Venezuela undercover: A nation...

Mar 21, 2017 by

Foreign Correspondent reporter Eric Campbell and producer Matt Davis go undercover in Venezuela as tourists to evade the...

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UV exposure causing serious ey...

Feb 8, 2017 by

When Victoria Hill’s daughter Phoebe complained about sore, itchy and bloodshot eyes this summer, the Sydney mum thought it was...

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Basic bushcraft crucial to out...

Dec 30, 2016 by

By Erin Parke – One of Australia’s leading outback survival experts says dependence on high-tech gadgets is putting...

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A generation left behind: Mill...

Sep 6, 2016 by

Matthew Carney – Around 61 million children are left behind in China’s rural villages and towns while their parents work...

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Private training provider Care...

May 16, 2016 by

A major training provider has admitted it broke consumer law and will pay back some of the millions it received in government-backed...

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