One state’s principals have warned that their students could fall further behind other states’ literacy and numeracy results when NAPLAN is moved online.
A private school left hundreds of thousands of dollars out of pocket as a result of parents’ unpaid fees has turned to debt collectors to recover the money.
The role of quality school leadership in student learning should not be understated, says Pam Kent, president of the SA Primary Principals Association.
One primary school’s students were left traumatised after being made to practice hiding from a “bad man with a gun” and a crazed teacher.
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.
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.