New reporting guidelines a ‘dangerous path’
A counter-terrorism and criminology expert has warned that new mandatory reporting laws for NSW schools will do more harm than good.
Principal warns against academic impact of bullying
A Catholic school principal tells The Educator how bullying and homophobia can diminish a school’s entire community, as well as its academic achievement.
‘Exciting times’ as Melbourne prepares for first vertical school
Newly released designs for Melbourne’s ‘vertical school’ reveal the revolutionary learning spaces that will accommodate more than 525 students.
Why growth in international student numbers is good news for schools
Schools will benefit from the surge in international student enrolments, Federal Minister for Tourism and International Education, Richard Colbeck, tells The Educator.
Aussie teachers join global innovators forum
The Educator speaks to four Australian teachers who will soon be attending a global forum of innovative educators who are transforming learning in their schools.
School gets new hi-tech assistant to boost digital learning
Meet the newest addition to Our Saviour Lutheran Primary School. She is smart, personable, 58 centimetres tall and powered by a lithium battery.
Pastures are green for education’s $20bn cash cow
A record number of international students are flowing into Australia. The Educator investigates how schools are cashing in.
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.