Ignore Gonski at your peril, teachers warn govt
Australia's school system risks becoming one of the world's most inequitable, NSW Teachers Federation president, Maurie Mulheron, tells The Educator.
The STEM revolution: Is your school on board?
Kate Burleigh, managing director of Intel Australia, says it’s not too late for teachers to get on board the burgeoning STEM revolution.
The 'one last chance' for schools to remain viable
Embracing the creative abilities of students is the last chance schools have at being viable for the future, says education visionary, Gary Stager.
Govt mulls Jihadi watch strategy for schools
The national curriculum could soon include a strategy to help schools spot potential Jihadists
How safe are your school’s students?
In the wake of a Sydney teacher’s arrest on child grooming charges, The Educator asks how thorough the teacher vetting process is in Australia’s schools.
Students are alive with the sound of music
Sue Lane from Musica Viva explains the powerful creative, social and academic benefits music education has for students.
Schools have a role to play in student health
Schools have an important role to play in preventing student health issues before they take shape, says nutritionist and dietician, Amelia Webster.
Students speak in code…but are teachers listening?
As our politicians spruik code training to students, one principal explains how the hi-tech skill is taking her school by storm.
NAPLAN changes to boost quality of education
NAPLAN’s transition online will improve Australia’s global competitiveness in education, ACARA’s CEO tells The Educator.
Students hungry for code, research shows
An overwhelming majority of students want to learn how to code so they can make a career out of it, says Microsoft’s director of developer evangelism and experience, Sarah Vaughan.