Principals get mediators to help with complex disputes
Principals will soon get a helping hand in the form of independent mediators who will help them resolve parental disputes in their schools.
Autistic boy locked inside cell-like room...again
The reported cases are reflective of a system that fails to give adequate disability support, Stephanie Gotlib, Children with Disability Australia executive officer, tells The Educator.
Could this one simple act re-energise teacher morale?
A perfect storm is brewing in Australian education, but there is a way to weather it, former principal and professional speaker, Steve Francis, tells The Educator.
Homework harms student learning, says former principal
Homework is like educational fairy floss, says RealSchools founder, Adam Voigt.
Recycled water connected to school’s drinking supply
For the second time this year, students at a Melbourne school have been unknowingly drinking water recycled from a sewerage treatment plant.
Schools can’t ‘lock down’ social media, but….
The Educator investigates what is being done by principals to combat the recurring problem of social media-based threats against their schools.
How virtual schooling is changing the game
Virtual schooling is providing rural and remote students the same – or even better – curriculum opportunities as metropolitan students. Aurora College principal, Chris Robertson explains.
Why your school should join forces with its community
Principals can get their school community on board to help close the student disadvantage gap. The Educator investigates how.
Schools struggling with volunteer numbers down
With a lack of parent volunteers in schools taking its toll, The Educator investigates how to plug the gap.
New laws touted after principals bashed, threatened
Mandatory jail terms for people who assault police should extend to those who assault principals, Australian Principals Federation (APF) national president, Ron Bamford, tells The Educator.