Policy to promote school attendance in remote communities is good but long-term planning in education requires more than getting students to school.
The peak body of the university faculties and schools that educate our future teachers is calling for a multi-pronged, collaborative, national strategy to improve the attractiveness of the teaching profession. Read More
A UNSW-led study of more than 100,000 children is the largest ever to examine who delays starting school in New South Wales, and how a child’s age when they start school relates to their ‘readiness’ in terms of development. Read More
Thousands of people working with children affected by family violence can now access a series of free, online safety resources developed by leading child protection experts at the Australian Catholic University. Read More
New lesson plans detailing the lived experience of the Stolen Generations are now available to school children developed by The Healing Foundation in consultation with Stolen Generations members, teachers, parents and curriculum writers. Read More
Author, speaker and life coach Tracey Horton has been appointed as a guest lecturer at Griffith Universities Queensland-wide to educate future teachers on creating inclusion for LGBTIQ students. Read More
On Friday 17th May, children will make steps toward a healthier future by participating in the 20th anniversary of National Walk Safely to School Day.
Black Dog Institute and the AFL’s Sydney Swans will partner to deliver free mental health training to high schools across Australia with a focus on improving the mental health literacy and resilience of Australian school students. Read More
NIDA continues to invest in the creative practice of early career teachers in primary and secondary schools with the 2019 Creative Ambassador’s Initiative.
Teachers, school leaders and the entire education sector can have their say in the 2019 Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Survey which is open now. Read More
The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) has announced the expansion of its Board with the appointment of five new members with a diversity of backgrounds and skills. Read More
Data released on the Myschools website show that Victorian schools are among the top in the country for improving student performance by up to 50%.