Teachers leave as student numbers surge
ACER data shows teachers are leaving the profession in increasing numbers as student enrolments surge. Could Australia be facing a teacher shortage?
An ‘intense year’ for principals, but they’re in good hands
The president of the NSW Secondary Principals Council (NSWSPC) reflects on the past year and explains why she is optimistic for the year ahead.
Weekend wrap: Giving a Gonski, rethinking homework and boosting teacher morale
Making news this week, The Gonski campaign fires up, the impact of homework is questioned and a new campaign takes aim at teacher morale.
Funding full six years of Gonski ‘in Federal Government’s own best interest’
Teachers and principals explain why funding the full six years of the Gonski agreement is in Australia’s best interest - as well as that of the Federal Government itself.
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.
Schools get major Gonski boost
Data collected from public schools already shows Gonski funding has improved learning outcomes for students most in need, NSW Secondary Principals Council president, Lila Mularczyk, tells The Educator.