New tech trend breaking down learning barriers
With rural students having limited access to educational resources, schools in these areas are turning to a revolutionary technology trend for help
Should schools extend their operating hours?
Working parents are increasingly looking to schools to provide before and after care options for their children, explains Greg Whitby, Catholic Education’s executive director of schools
A principal’s outlook for 2017
The Educator asks Chris Presland, president of the NSW Secondary Principals Council… What kind of year can principals expect in 2017?
Australia’s P-TECH venture takes big leap forward
As Australia’s youth prepare for the jobs of the future, the Federal Government is massively expanding a series of school-industry partnerships providing engaging hands-on training to school students
Should parents pay for compulsory school items?
If education is a fundamental human right, then why are parents being forced to pay for school supplies?
Australia lagging in crucial STEM component
With STEM education taking on greater importance as schools, governments and industries seek to prepare children for the future workforce, are we focusing on the right skills?
State announces nine new schools to open
This year, one state will open nine independent schools and campuses, half of which will offer specialist education services to students and their families
Ethical card games have principals concerned
Principals say that a Department resource designed to quiz educators on ethics is unhelpful and burdensome
‘Urgent and critical reforms’ needed
The nation cannot afford further delays in reforms to better support students with disability, warns an advocate organisation
Do we really need school uniforms?
Schools should offer students options when it comes to wearing school uniforms, says a senior lecturer and former school teacher