Student writing skills have declined by nearly 24 points since 2011 according to the latest NAPLAN results data and formative feedback is an essential tool in developing core writing skills for life. Read More
SAASTA is a educational program that provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students with skills, learning and development opportunities and given the results it has achieved it seems to be worth continuing. Read More
Based on the successful pilot in two schools in 2017, the XVenture Schools Program launched in 11 Sydney schools building confidence, emotional intelligence, resilience and leadership skills in students in years 10 and 11. Read More
Girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM – including those at the top of the class says a new study led by UNSW Sydney PhD student Rose O’Dea, exploring patterns in academic grades of 1.6 million students. Read More
The Girls in STEM Toolkit will encourage Australian girls to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) by introducing them to the range of professions within the area. Read More
Go Back To Where You Came From Live is required viewing and SBS is making teaching resources linked to the program available.
Australia’s most disadvantaged government schools receive at least $10,000 less per student in government funding than equivalent Catholic schools.
The SA Department of Education will implement the Civica Education Suite (CES) – critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services – across its jurisdiction of 185,000 students and 30,000 teachers and administrators. Read More
Wakakirri’s 2018 Primary and Secondary Challenges People’s Choice awards are now open for voting, giving the public the opportunity to support their school and share their favourite performances. Read More
Our book retailers have been through a torrid time, we won’t mention the A word, and they have been forced to adapt and innovate which Dymocks is in the midst of doing. Read More
Recommendations provide clear steps to maintain or improve the high standards of the teaching profession, strengthen child safety, and streamline teacher registration across Australia. Read More
Minister Dan Tehan’s extension of 2018 funding arrangements to 2019 provides immediate certainty for schools planning for the new year, while allowing time for further work to be undertaken on the issue. Read More