Do open plan classrooms really benefit learning?
Open plan classrooms are widely touted as ideal environments for students to learn, but is there enough research to back this claim up?
Innovative schools: A principal’s vision of making the ‘maker’
The Educator speaks with principal Russell Deer of Braemar College, who shares his views on driving students to be the makers of – and not just users of – technology.
Getting disability funding criteria right
Uniform eligibility criteria can bridge the gap between public and private students who need language support, Gaenor Dixon, national president of Speech Pathology Australia tells The Educator.
Should schools be using biometric technology?
The Educator investigates the use of biometric technologies in schools, and their implications for student privacy.
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.