A much-ignored aspect of school results in Australia over the past decade or more is the sharp contrast between declining or stagnating scores on international and national tests for Years 9 and 10 and solid improvements in Year 12 results. Read More
Funding cuts to Australian public schools are having a detrimental effect on teachers’ workload and the participation rates for early childhood education.
The Vic Government is helping students with type 1 diabetes by releasing the new Diabetes Guidelines – Supporting Students with Type 1 Diabetes in Victorian Schools and the Diabetes at School online education package. Read More
Victoria’s Secondary Challenge winners for the 2018 Wakakirri Story Dance Challenge were Hoppers Crossing Secondary College, Dromana College and Mount Erin Secondary College. Read More
The Australian Academy of Science is consulting to develop a 10-year plan to boost women in STEM, an initiative from the 2018–19 Budget.
A diverse range of NSW teachers have been recognised for their contribution to education at the Australian College of Educators (NSW Branch) Excellence in Education Awards. Read More
In a nod to the changing technological face of education more than 2000 students will become the first in Australia to sit a Year 12 end-of-year electronic exam.
Mindset learning has proven a winner for Victorian teacher, Hayley Dureau with the Mount Waverley Secondary College Leading Teacher and Head of Student Voice receiving the 2018 Outstanding Secondary Teacher award. Read More
An investigation into the type of words boys and girls use has revealed that much of their vocabulary is being learned out of school through popular media and that boys and girls exhibit different interests expressed by their word choice. Read More
An education project developed by two Murdoch University researchers has shown that Aboriginal children are more motivated to learn when they spend time with Elders in an ‘On Country’ school setting. Read More
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