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Busting the myths about teachers

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Common myths like “They get 12 weeks holiday a year” and “They’re glorified child-minders” make teachers...

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Unions advise NSW teachers not to sign NAPLAN confidentiality agreements

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Two unions have told teachers not to sign confidentiality agreements about NAPLAN questions contained in online trial tests because of...

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Australian students’ projects among cargo onboard SpaceX rocket

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

The commercial SpaceX rocket, owned by entrepreneur Elon Musk, launches from NASA’s Cape Canaveral base in Florida, and on board are...

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Ten tips for raising tech-savvy and tech-safe kids

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

From screen time to online privacy — how can you as a parent ensure that your child develops a healthy relationship with...

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‘March for Science’ Protesters Demand Indian Government Back Rationalism. Credit – March For Science Bengaluru via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Education, News, Science | 0 comments

Members of the scientific community and their supporters marched in 25 cities across India on August 9 to demand the government increase...

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The Internet’s Next Big User Group

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Education, Technology | 0 comments

In India, inexpensive smartphones and data plans have brought an unlikely group of users online: the uneducated and illiterate, who are...

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Teachers struggling to deal with students exhibiting inappropriate sexual behaviour

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

There are calls for more training to help teachers deal with problematic sexual behaviour in primary schools, which a study shows includes...

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Primary school fires are ‘suspicious’

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

TWO fires which caused damage to primary schools in Mermaid Waters and Clear Island Waters this week are being treated as suspicious by...

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What do the university funding changes involve?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Around budget time, the Government announced a package of measures it argues will make university funding more sustainable and fairer. But...

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What do the university funding changes involve?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Around budget time, the Government announced a package of measures it argues will make university funding more sustainable and fairer. But...

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Fresh battle shapes up over Government’s uni funding plan

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Universities are uniting against the Govenrment’s plan to increase student fees and cut some funding, warning it could have...

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Calls for review of NAPLAN after minor improvement over 10 years

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Parents and teachers are calling for a review of NAPLAN after the latest results show students’ performances only improved...

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Marginal improvements after 10 years of NAPLAN

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

The latest NAPLAN results show only marginal improvement since the tests were first introduced a decade ago, raising concerns students...

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Kids’ hilarious bid to lure Aquaman

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Education, Lifestyle | 0 comments

A GOLD Coast school has launched a hilarious campaign to entice Aquaman star Jason Momoa to their fete. This post is from Gold Coast...

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‘Don’t forget rape survivors’: Photo campaign puts universities on notice

Posted by on Jul 29, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Ahead of a national survey into sexual assault at universities, students have spoken out in a new photo campaign. This post is from ABC...

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NAPLAN organisers defend ‘tailored testing’

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

The organisers of NAPLAN say the introduction of ‘tailored testing’, an online version of the test that will adapt to a...

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What skills will the future generation of workers need?

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

The skills required by workers in the future will be very different to those of today, a new report predicts, as well as warning we need...

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Selective schools are failing our children. We don’t need to build more

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Education | 0 comments

Selective schools serve parental egos and politicians who want a quick fix to falling results, but they’re failing our children,...

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Youth suicide, jobs and suffrage: Students tell Q&A what’s on their mind

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Education, Health | 0 comments

A Q&A auditorium brimming with high school students pose questions about the best way to find a job, fears that suicide is being...

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Youth suicide, jobs and suffrage: Students tell Q&A what’s on their mind

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Education, Health | 0 comments

A Q&A auditorium brimming with high school students pose questions about the best way to find a job, fears that suicide is being...

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