Some of our brightest still sl...

Jun 29, 2020 by

As students officially returned to school following the COVID lockdown, many gifted children found themselves returning to a mundane...

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Dance, netball and gender bias...

Jun 27, 2020 by

The newly co-ed Marist Catholic College in North Sydney is putting staff and boys through gender bias training, so it doesn’t...

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Primary school hit by virus ou...

Jun 1, 2020 by

Two schools in Melbourne’s north-west remained closed for deep cleaning on Monday after students tested positive to COVID-19 last...

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Queensland classrooms could be...

May 14, 2020 by

By Jocelyn Garcia – Teachers will be ready to welcome Year 2 to 10 students to class on May 25 if it’s safe to do so,...

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Coronavirus Qld: Government to...

Apr 12, 2020 by

The Queensland government will announce plans by Tuesday to use television – initially the ABC – to get school classes to...

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Jasmine is part of an under-re...

Feb 23, 2020 by

While American university students proudly wear ‘first in family’ badges, those in Australia suffer higher drop-out...

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Can the declining Scouting mov...

Feb 1, 2020 by

A former Leaping Wolf revisits his Cubs pack to see how the Scouting movement is faring in the face of multiple challenges. Once a...

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‘Sense of urgency’...

Jan 13, 2020 by

Elizabeth Stone’s high school students love books. But when the Queenwood principal asks them to name those books, they often...

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‘I feel like I deserved ...

Jan 6, 2020 by

Hard work is in Christyon Hayek’s DNA. And it has paid off for the Trinity Grammar student. Hard work runs in Christyon...

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Want your kids to do better at...

Jan 2, 2020 by

By Lauren Pilat – Students perform better and achieve greater outcomes when their parents and carers are involved with their...

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Maths needs curriculum changes...

Nov 26, 2019 by

By Pallavi Singhal – Improving maths teachers’ subject expertise and teaching skills is critical to halting a decline in...

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Kids of VCAL shrug off its ...

Nov 23, 2019 by

Elaya Carbone’s education as a chef began early in life, helping her Maltese father and Polish mother in the kitchen. So by...

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ATAR: WA parents spend thousan...

Nov 1, 2019 by

By Marta Pascual Juanola – Anxious West Australian parents are spending thousands of dollars in private tutoring fees each year...

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I wouldn’t want my child...

Oct 30, 2019 by

Christopher Scanlon – Spend time with parents of school-age children and the conversation will sooner or later turn to gifted...

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Are high achievers the answer ...

Oct 21, 2019 by

By Paul O’Shannassy – I stopped teaching over a decade ago after 18 years at the coalface yet the comments still come. I...

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There’s an easy fix to i...

Oct 5, 2019 by

By Julie Sonnemann – It’s tough being a teacher. Stop sniggering – I’m serious. For one thing, there’s the incessant swipes at...

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Jewish boys taunted in shockin...

Oct 3, 2019 by

One student was forced to kneel down and kiss the shoes of a Muslim classmate, while a five-year-old boy was allegedly called a...

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High school students using soc...

Aug 18, 2019 by

By Pallavi Singhal – When Sean Torban was trying to narrow down which university he wanted to go to, he turned to groups and...

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The students with disabilities...

Aug 6, 2019 by

For many families of children with disabilities, their first encounter with a Victorian state school is marked by...

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Competition fierce for places ...

Aug 5, 2019 by

Private girls’ schools say they are thriving despite intense competition for enrolments. Catholic girls’ school Presentation...

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