Teaching is essential but keeping teachers is hard and a new parliamentary inquiry into the profession will seek to find out how those in the profession can be made happy and fulfilled. Read More
When students are very bad they face suspension or expulsion but being excluded from school means there is no opportunity for them to improve themselves and perhaps worsens their situation. Read More
Revised for the first time in eight years The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) concussion recommendations reverses much of what was previously thought. Read More
It begins well but student’s engagement with maths tends to drop off in the middle years, especially among girls. The way to deal with the slackening of interest is to instill a level of control and introduce growth mindsets. Read More
There's only a few days left to vote for your favourite music teacher to win the 2018 ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award.
Over 6000 youngsters will get a taste of the beach when the 25th annual Beach to Bush program rolls into towns including Tamworth, Lismore, West Wyalong, Young, Moree, Gunnedah, Narrabri and Canberra. Read More
While it’s prevalent at universities, cheaters’ days might be numbered as markers have shown themselves to be adept at indentifying which assignments are not the work of the student and the ability improves with training. Read More
Toddlers with autism can thrive in normal kindergarten environments if provided with the correct scaffolding and La Trobe University’s Group-Early Start Denver Model (G-ESDM) looks to be one intervention that works well. Read More
Quit Victoria’s annual Critics’ Choice initiative invites students to appraise anti-smoking ads and high school students are being called upon to get involved.
As the current crop of Catholic School Principals retires there’s concern that no one is stepping up to the plate, the Catholic Schools’ Middle Leadership Program addresses the development of new leaders. Read More
Interventions which include one-to-one support and a focus on self-regulation improved academic outcomes in kids with ADHD providing an alternative to medication. Read More
Legislation expanding Queensland principals’ disciplinary powers was intended to decrease the number of suspensions and exclusions but has had the opposite effect. Read More