The Independent Public Schools (IPS) model was designed to make schools more effective and accountable – but some say it’s creating a two-tiered system
A frenzied stabbing on the grounds of a Queensland school yesterday highlights that family law issues involving children often mean principals and teachers must deal with the consequences.
NSW Education Minister, Adrian Piccoli, has sparked controversy after banning all NSW public schools from airing a documentary on gay parenting during class time.
While the overhaul of the traditional assessment system might be a culture shock to educators, it is long overdue, Central Queensland University (CQU) associate professor, Ken Purnell tells The Educator.
Equitable funding of schools through the Gonski funding model is the key to continuing economic growth in Australia, says the Australian Education Union (AEU).
Up to 300 more reports of child abuse sent by principals to child safety services may have been blocked by a fire wall, an estimates committee has heard.
School students need at least five breaks a day to release energy and focus better in class, the head of the SA Primary Principals Association (SAPPA) says.