NSW Education Minister, Adrian Piccoli, has sparked controversy after banning all NSW public schools from airing a documentary on gay parenting during class time.
Recent indicators in some states suggest existing attendance strategies might not be working as well as planned.
Those who think domestic violence is an issue best handled by families and community support services should think again. A leading voice has urged school principals to step up to the plate.
Education leaders should think about whether the programs they support really focus on student learning, the Grattan Institute’s Peter Goss tells The Educator.
The NSW Premier has given principals a hotline to report student extremism, saying schools must remain vigilant in a "new and different world".
The NSW State Government will conduct a sweeping audit of public school prayer groups, warning it will not allow schools to become “the setting for extremist ideologies”.