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
You would think that Canberra’s population of politicians and government workers would translate into a high achieving school system but it hasn’t.
The Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert Program is a big deal; it recognises educators globally who have used technology to realise better student outcomes. Read More
The Federal Member for Wannon Dan Tehan has been appointed Minister for Education and Training as part of a Cabinet reshuffle announced on Sunday by new Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Read More
He hasn't been in the job two days but new Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan is fielding criticism regarding NAPLAN with the AEU declaring the 2018 results fatally flawed. Read More
Democracy is easily taken for granted but sorely missed if it is taken away and some new resources for Years 7 to 10 explore the nature and origins of our democratic freedoms. Read More