Pyne: Schools must teach tolerance for children of same-sex couples
As controversy continues over the decision by NSW Education Minister to ban the screening of a documentary on same-sex parenting in schools, Christopher Pyne says same-sex couples and their children “deserve to be tolerated”.
Teachers slam media ‘intimidation’ over Gayby Baby video
Schools have a responsibility to provide students with an understanding of diversity, inclusion and respect, says NSW Teachers Federation president, Maurie Mulheron.
Police to be stationed inside troubled school
Police are being deployed to the school to engage with students, not to punish them, says NSW Education Minister, Adrian Piccoli.
Anti-cheating strategy won’t fail, say teachers
In-class assignments are a simple and effective way for schools to prevent students from cheating, Maurie Mulheron tells The Educator.
Ignore Gonski at your peril, teachers warn govt
Australia's school system risks becoming one of the world's most inequitable, NSW Teachers Federation president, Maurie Mulheron, tells The Educator.
NAPLAN tests to be marked by computers
Computers will mark the written component of the NAPLAN exams from 2017 – a plan that has infuriated teachers.