Principals expand horizons with revolutionary program
The rapid growth of a global peer-shadowing program is taking principals’ professional networking opportunities to a new level.
“We've had enough”: Independent schools poised to strike
The union representing independent schools has announced it will strike on 28 April unless its ongoing dispute with the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) is resolved by the weekend.
Students flocking to secondary private schools, ABS data shows
The number of students in Australia's schools increased by 1.3%, nearly 50,000 students, between 2013 and 2014, a report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has found.
Deputy principal stabbed by 16-year-old student
The deputy principal of a NSW school has been taken to hospital after being stabbed by a 16-year-old student.
$1bn Gonski redistribution plan has private schools fuming
One political party’s plan to make Gonski funding more equitable has angered some prominent independent school bodies.
Mergers giving schools strength in numbers - and resources
As enrollment numbers increase in some schools and dwindle in others, could mergers provide a solution?
Third failure of education bill may trigger early election
The Senate has rejected the Federal Government’s higher education bill for the second time in three months, potentially setting the stage for an early election.
The Educator's Hot List: Make your vote count
Do you know someone at the forefront of innovation and leadership in the education sector?
Homework debate requires a reality check
If homework is a bridge between school and home, it must be lighter, narrower and more flexible, says NSW Parents Council (NSWPC) CEO, Noel Hadjmichael.
Inspiring progress through empowerment
When words such as inspiration, motivation and empowerment are put into action, a school can do significant things.