There is hope for teacher retention yet
One non-profit organisation is making strides in reversing a crucial problem in Australian education: retaining new teachers.
Domestic violence classes roll out to schools
This week, one state’s schools will begin teaching children about the scourge of domestic violence, and how they can respond to it.
BYOD scheme is unfair - parents
Parents are calling for public schools to scrap Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, saying they discriminate against poorer families.
Learning gaps ‘alarming’, warns new report
The learning gaps between students of different backgrounds are growing wider as they move through school, warns a new report.
Govt releases Safe Schools review
The Federal Education Minister has released the findings of a sweeping review into the controversial Safe Schools anti-bullying program.
ATAR less relevant now that ‘goalposts have shifted’
With more university places available, the conversation amongst students, parents, and university leaders has now shifted from getting in to staying in.
Teachers blast ‘ideological’ review into school system
A government review into the NSW education system is more about ideology than improving student outcomes, warn the state’s teachers.
Expert slams Australian education system
One of the world's leading education experts has heavily criticized Australia’s education system over its slipping global standards.
Are we pushing kids into class before they’re ready?
Formal lessons being taught in prep make it difficult for children to succeed, warns an early childhood education association.
Govt lashes states over funding shortfalls
Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham has denied claims of a funding crisis and slammed the states for not investing in their own schools.