New laws touted after principals bashed, threatened
Mandatory jail terms for people who assault police should extend to those who assault principals, Australian Principals Federation (APF) national president, Ron Bamford, tells The Educator.
Principals tell govt to give kids a break
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.
Public schools using debt collectors to chase down unpaid fees
Sending the debt collectors after parents to collect money for a service they should be receiving free from the state is unfair, says the AEU’s David Smith.
Bridging the generation gap in education
Despite many schools moving towards 21st century learning trends, a challenging generational gap remains, Dennis Yarrington tells The Educator.
Parents can add “greater value” to homework
If students are to reap greater value from homework, parents must be involved, says a leading voice in education.
Infant schooling: how young is too young?
Did you know there is an actual school for babies? Meet “Shichida Education”, where babies learn math and language.