Principals unprepared for ‘competitive onslaught’
Principals are unprepared to navigate the challenges of an increasingly competitive education environment, warns a new report.
Group claims responsibility for school bomb threats: reports
A foreign hacker group has claimed responsibility for the series of threats that have led to the evacuation of thousands of students across Australia.
Young gun takes top job at ‘thriving’ school
At 36, Kristy Kendall is perhaps the youngest principal in her state. She explains how age has been no barrier to driving educational excellence in two top schools.
Why some schools are starting to ignore bomb threats
While every threat made against a school should be taken seriously, some schools have chosen to keep class in session and ignore them.
How mental health aware is your school?
Australia is rich in resources for principals to tackle student anxiety, but how many are using them? The Educator investigates.
Govt responds to Labor’s Gonski pledge
Federal Education Minister, Simon Birmingham, has responded to Labor’s announcement today that it would honour the full six years of the needs-based Gonski funding model.
Are P-Tech schools the future of education?
Two ground-breaking new schools are about to give STEM education a shot in the arm, Nicholas Wyman, CEO of Skilling Australia Foundation, tells The Educator.
Beating the back-to-school blues
The first day back at school can be traumatising for some students. The Educator investigates ways to help students overcome the different types of anxiety they might be feeling.
The creeping trend polarising our schools
A creeping trend is changing how people relate to each other in local primary school communities – and not for the best, a senior lecturer tells The Educator.
New STEM resource for principals announced
Principals now have an accessible guide to a wide range of STEM programs available to students. The Educator investigates how your school can benefit.