Expectations ‘out of step’ with workload, warn principals
The rate of change in school autonomy and performance expectations is out of step with the administrative burden being placed on school heads, warn principals.
Are schools facing a digital privacy crisis?
What is the state of digital privacy in our schools in 2016? The Educator talks to Jon Lawrence, executive officer of Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) to find out.
Principals float ‘quick solution’ to end burnout crisis
While a lot has been said about the problems facing principals, there is a possible solution that deserves serious consideration, principals tell The Educator.
Elite school refutes “church takeover” claims
A top Sydney school has rejected claims that it has been taken over by the Presbyterian Church, saying there are no changes to the school’s ownership or governance.
How to make blended learning work
If a school wants to effect change with technology, there are some important guidelines they should consider, says Peter West, head of e-learning at St Stephens College.
Exclusive: Principals slam ‘bureaucracy gone mad’
Principals warn that they are at crisis point as they struggle with a bureaucratic overload that threatens serious legal implications for both their schools and education departments.
Schools to get free child protection toolkit
A law firm has released a free national toolkit to help schools prevent institutionalised child abuse and create safer learning environments for students.
New report gives hope to time-poor teachers
Are you a time-poor teacher? A new survey shows how using technology can change that.
Cash-strapped schools turning to wealthy P&Cs
Cash-strapped schools are turning to P&Cs for funding, but principals warn this might only worsen the disadvantage gap in some communities.
The fun project turning school kids into filmmakers
One principal tells The Educator how a ground-breaking project is inspiring children to be young filmmakers from Bankstown to Toronto.