It begins well but students' 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 instil a level of control and introduce growth mindsets. 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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Yeronga State High School in inner-south Brisbane school has partnered with Opera Queensland to develop a stripped back opera to spotlight the stories and vocal abilities of its diverse student body. Read More
Sphero’s been a hit with Aussie educators and the company behind the programmable rolling robot are giving them a chance to strut their stuff.
With Armistice Day just passed its timely to reflect on the lives of people after the war ended, how they reacted when they came home, rebuilt lives, careers and relationships. Read More
Ivanhoe Grammar students will be given a taste of university life for a year commencing in 2019 building upon the school’s successful short-term program which ran for 10 years. Read More