University of Newcastle news

  • Opinion: The value of ‘slow schools’ by Jess Harris, Emeritus Professor Mel Ainscow, Nerida Spina & Professor Suzanne Carrington

    For long-term improvements, schools need to slow down, say a group of education experts

  • A change in attitude needed to support students with a disability by

    David Roy, Senior Lecturer in Education and the Creative Arts at the University of Newcastle says both teachers and schools want to support children with a disability but the big issue that needs to be addressed is that the system is creating barriers to allow this to happen successfully

  • CALLAGHAN COLLEGE by

    Callaghan College has been recognised as one of the schools leading the way in efforts to best prepare students for tomorrow’s world by being listed in the 3rd annual Innovative Schools report by The Educator.

  • KNOX GRAMMAR SCHOOL by

    Knox Grammar School has been recognised as one of the schools leading the way in efforts to best prepare students for tomorrow’s world by being listed in the 3rd annual Innovative Schools report by The Educator.

  • Schools need ‘own ICAC’ for abuse complaints by Brett Henebery

    Disability advocates say the existing complaints handling process for abuse against school children is deeply flawed and must be replaced

  • Labor calls for Royal Commission into schools by James Reid

    Deputy Labor leader, Tanya Plibersek, has called for a Royal Commission into the treatment of children with disabilities