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.
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
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.
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 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
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
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
The BHP Foundation has made a US$52 million commitment to support programs that aim to address global education disadvantage.
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
Teaching graduates will need a credit average in their degree and must prove superior cognitive and emotional intelligence in a psychometric test administered by the Department to teach in NSW public schools. Read More
Educating children about what is OK and what isn’t and giving them the ability to say no to anything that doesn’t feel right with regards to their bodies should be started young. Read More
Good Education Group’s The Good Schools Guide has revealed the best performing schools in Victoria based on VCE study scores.