Principals have important role to play in environmental education
Principals have “multiple opportunities” through the existing curriculum to boost their schools’ education of environmental sustainability, IEU deputy general secretary, Gloria Taylor, tells The Educator.
How prepared is your school for a pandemic?
Schools can be a 'hot bed' for pandemics, warns a leading insurer. The Educator investigates how you can prepare – and protect – your school.
Kids' science skills tested on final day of World Education Games
Australian students are testing their science skills against six million competitors from around the world on the final day of the World Education Games (WEG) 2015.
No boom in home-schooling, says researcher
Despite recent reports claiming a spike in Victorian families opting out of mainstream education system, this is simply not true, according to one expert.
How financially viable is your school canteen?
Saving your canteen money can make a big difference to your school’s budget. The Educator investigates some cost-effective school canteen services principals can take advantage of.
Gonski cash flows to schools after funding shake-up
Queensland schools will soon get more cash after the state’s government announced new changes to its Gonski funding formula.
Principal on PR mission to shine up school’s image
Never underestimate your role as principal in impacting on your school’s image, Gladstone South State School principal, Kurt Goodwin tells The Educator.
Social media a legal minefield for troubled students
More needs to be done to help students understand the legal ramifications of what they post online, Alex Kohn from Makinson d’Apice lawyers tells The Educator.
How schools can bridge the ‘digital divide’
The Educator investigates why computer-based technologies may not be improving student outcomes.
Teacher misconduct claims rise sharply
Teachers are being warned to refrain from accepting social media approaches from students following reports of a sharp rise in serious misconduct allegations against school staff.