Equine Insight in Romsey Victoria has been running equine therapy courses to great effect and their activity has caught the attention of Central Ranges Local Learning and Employment Network for incorporation into secondary schools. Read More
There’s been some controversy about time out as a punishment but new research says that it does more good than harm.
Primary school students around Australia are being encouraged to think about how amazing their brains are through a national art competition that will be judged by some of Australia’s leading brain researchers. Read More
There is real trouble when half of all Australian Uni students feel that their degree doesn’t prepare them for work and aren’t worth the money spent.
You can’t do craft without a bit of Bostik and the makers of the sticky essential are launching their latest competition awarding the creativity of primary school children. Read More
More than 200 gifted and talented primary school students will visit The University of Queensland for Explorama which aims to expose high achievers to potential academic aspirations and other likeminded kids. Read More
The first years of high school are tough and if a student fails to integrate it spells trouble for their school career and may even lead to complete disengagement. Read More
Ten years of NAPLAN and not a lot to show for it has seen another call for its scrapping, this time from the Gonski Institute who advocate sample testing of students. Read More
May is around the corner and that means NAPLAN 2019, it also means some pretty anxious students; Edith Cowan University found that 90% of teachers reported their students feeling stressed in connection to NAPLAN. Read More
Mental health, school funding and digital literacy are top of mind for parents regarding their children’s education with an overarching concern around support for quality teachers and teaching. Read More
Some 538 Australian schools are set to receive up to $1000 each, around 500k in total, for environmental projects as the recipients of the first round of the Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants program. Read More
The lure of the bad kid is strong in the early years of high school but their charm fades and by Year 12 the nice kids win out with more friends of the opposite sex, general popularity and better wellbeing. Read More