Funding from The National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative has been made available to both teaching and non-teaching female staff working in Australia’s K–12 education sector. Read More
St John Ambulance Victoria has released its First Aid Action Hero app, the first Australian-produced First Aid training app specifically designed for primary school-aged children. Read More
One in seven Australians aged 4–17 experience mental health disorders and one strategy that looks to be helpful is combining therapy with adventure in the great outdoors. Read More
There is a lot of talk about using evidence to improve teaching and
Monash University’s Q Project will look into who is doing it best.
A new study concentrates on children’s experience of poverty and making for a better picture of what it feels like to be poor and a fresh perspective.
This year schools all over Australia have used the Wakakirri Story Dance Challenge as an opportunity to tell stories that reflect students’ views and educate about issues ranging from local news stories to global events through dance and drama. Read More
Out of all the information that is generated by NAPLAN one thing is becoming increasingly clear; results match socio-economic status.
Private schools look to be getting the lion’s share of funding according to a report from the ABC; more than 4,400 public schools — over 70% of the sector — received less public funding than at least one similar private school in 2016. Read More
St Hilda’s School on the Gold Coast has firmed up its new Athena Program which lets students with exceptional extra-curricular lives keep up with their schoolwork. Read More
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
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.
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