Making news this week, a look at this year’s HSC results, claims that Gonski 2.0 will overfund private schools and how students fared in NAPLAN
The Educator looks at what the landmark report means for Australia’s schools
Having a classroom full of laptops and great Wi-Fi is one thing, but matching these resources to deliver better student outcomes must come first, says a leading voice in education technology.
A new $1bn computer system being rolled out by the NSW Department of Education is being called “a disaster” that is forcing principals to use their own credit cards and leaving schools’ power bills unpaid.
Hundreds of education department staff will be sent into South Australian schools in a move to boost teacher quality.
Elaine Shuck, director of education at Polycom, explains why – from shrinking budgets to fewer resources – the Australian education sector faces a multitude of challenges that are placing increasing pressures on already strained teachers.
Victims of sexual abuse at one of Australia’s most prestigious private schools are set to give evidence of being hypnotised by a reverend who fondled them.
Leaked education department emails reveal regular school alarm system failures are leaving schools and students “vulnerable to crime”.