Educating children about what is OK and what isn’t and giving them the ability to say no to anything that doesn’t feel right with regards to their bodies should be started young. Read More
Teaching graduates will need a credit average in their degree and must prove superior cognitive and emotional intelligence in a psychometric test administered by the Department to teach in NSW public schools. Read More
Ireland has a child behaviour problem, the prevalence rate of behavioural problems sits at 15% for nine-year-olds in Ireland and it has a lot to do with the parenting that these children are receiving. Read More
Queensland Music Festival has revealed its 2019 Youth Touring program with the Arts Council again bringing award-winning artists and theatre works to Queensland schools. Read More
You can lead a kid to veggies but it’s tough to get them interested in eating them, unless you make it fun that is and Jamie Oliver’s Learn Your Fruit and Veg program seeks to put fun back into fresh food. Read More
Four finalists have been nominated for the Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards for projects focusing on sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
An obsession with NAPLAN testing is narrowing the curriculum focus as literacy and numeracy are best learned in meaningful contexts according to CQUniversity Professor Ken Purnell. Read More
The ability for the brain to rewire itself, is, of course good news. However, the brain’s ability to rewire itself has what may be thought of as having a ‘sting in the tail.’Read More
The release of NAPLAN results this year occurred with little fanfare and that has much to do with the very modest results achieved.
Prof Beryl Exley says discussion needs to move beyond NAPLAN results to the impact of NAPLAN on children’s education and Assoc Prof Jihyun Lee says the government should better explain it's purpose. Read More
The current Principals Australia Institute (PAI) Board will resign on September 27th and the members, APPA and ASPA will appoint a new board of directors.
One of the points of education is eventually finding gainful employment and the process should begin in high school. Victoria’s government has recognised that. Read More