- Principals’ call to action: Help us so we can help you
The path to improved standards in education must begin with greater support for principals, says Susan Lenehan, chair of Principals Australia Institute (PAI).
- School autonomy linked to student achievement
Evidence shows school autonomy can be linked to student achievement, says Phillip Heath, national chair of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA).
- Teachers sound alarm on NAPLAN, Gonski
There needs to be less talk of teacher performance and more about what is being done to fix a system in dire need of repair, NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) president, Maurie Mulheron, tells The Educator.
- Far Out Friday: Does this school’s dress code go too far?
Schools often restrict clothing like mini-skirts and low-cut tops – but the reason why this school sent one student to the principal’s office will surprise you.
- Principals respond to controversial report
The answer to many of the issues the nation’s education system faces have been in front of the Federal Government’s eyes for years – it just has to heed them, say principals.
- NSW schools lag 10-15 years behind world’s best
Too much attention has been given to reducing class sizes rather than improving students’ academic performance, says NSW Education Minister, Adrian Piccoli.