A maths program developed by the South Australian Department for Education is putting primary school students two months ahead of their peers, secondary students not so much. Read More
NSW teacher, Corrine Vingerhoed was named the nation’s top maths teacher at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Choose Maths Awards in Melbourne. Read More
The BHP Foundation has made a US$52 million commitment to support programs that aim to address global education disadvantage.
Good Education Group’s The Good Schools Guide has revealed the best performing schools in Victoria based on VCE study scores.
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.