Parents go to Grace on crusade...

Jul 6, 2019 by

By Tony Moore – Parents crusading to ban religious instruction from Queensland schools during class hours have been granted an...

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Government to investigate why ...

Jun 16, 2019 by

An expert panel has been appointed by the Andrews government to investigate why rural and regional students are lagging behind their...

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‘So sad’: intake s...

Jun 13, 2019 by

Hundreds of children will miss out on a spot at one of Sydney’s most in-demand new public schools after the school’s...

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‘Our children are being ...

Jun 3, 2019 by

By Jordan Baker – Creativity in education advocate Sir Ken Robinson says children are being “incarcerated” indoors...

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Should CCTV be installed in cl...

Jun 1, 2019 by

By Jordan Baker – Late last month, a teacher accused of pinching, pushing and punching four students went all the way to a...

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NSW students to be excluded fr...

May 18, 2019 by

By Pallavi Singhal – Students in NSW public schools have been told they can’t participate in major school events without...

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Freeze on international studen...

Apr 30, 2019 by

By Henrietta Cook – Victorian state schools have been ordered to stop enrolling international students as applications surge to...

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Cut Catholic and private schoo...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Major changes to funding including the abolition of a $1.2 billion fund for Catholic and independent schools and introducing strong...

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A quality curriculum is essent...

Apr 14, 2019 by

By Ben Jensen and Jacqueline Magee – What students learn in schools is vital to their future, and to Australia’s. Yet public...

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Uni cheats may face jail

Apr 7, 2019 by

Cheats who take exams or write essays on behalf of university students could be jailed for two years if the Morrison government wins...

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The benefits of homework may n...

Mar 11, 2019 by

By Andrew Martin – With the start of a new school term, life for most families becomes more stressful. Adding the demands of...

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Breaking the period talk taboo

Mar 11, 2019 by

Spurred by stories of girls’ shame and embarrassment, a new school program is setting out to remove the stigma that surrounds...

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Tackling literacy inconsistenc...

Feb 25, 2019 by

By Thuy Pham – In over 18 years of educating students, I have met students at almost every imaginable level of literacy, from a...

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Why school shopping is killing...

Feb 24, 2019 by

Almost half of the students attending Sydney public secondary schools live outside the catchment area, suggesting the local...

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How posting a photo of your ch...

Feb 19, 2019 by

If you have posted a photo of your child’s first day at school or shared an image of them blowing out the candles on a birthday...

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OECD report says one-fifth of ...

Feb 14, 2019 by

By Pallavi Singhal – More than 20 per cent of Australian adults have very low literacy, numeracy and digital problem-solving...

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‘Staggering’: Cash...

Feb 10, 2019 by

Paying students to put effort into their schooling is an unorthodox proposal, and a potentially controversial one. But we should be...

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‘Winners and losers̵...

Jan 30, 2019 by

By Jordan Baker – The education gulf is widening with the numbers of high achieving HSC students increasingly concentrated in...

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Teachers must now pass mandato...

Jan 15, 2019 by

Aspiring teachers will be barred from working in Victorian classrooms if they fail a literacy and numeracy test under a tough new...

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Low ATAR students admitted int...

Dec 30, 2018 by

By Pallavi Singhal – Far more students with ATARs in the lowest bands are being admitted into teaching degrees than other...

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