The Billy Tea Bush Band has been traveling around Australia for the past decade, with the main objective of connecting school communities “one bush dance at a time”. Read More
It kind of makes sense: Aboriginal teachers who can teach in local languages are essential for remote Indigenous education.
Grants between $2000 and $20,000 will be available to fund Maker Projects opening on Thursday 8 November. Grants are offered through two streams. Stream A is for primary and secondary schools. Read More
Australia does a lot of things well but promoting equality in education isn’t one of them, we rank in the bottom third of 40 comparable countries in this regard.
New funding of $1.5 million from the Menzies Foundation over the next three years for school leaders is open for applications.
So who needs funding? If a recent survey is to believed it’s public schools with 90% of teachers reaching into their own pockets to buy supplies for their students. Read More
Phillip Spratt, ACSSO President has described the taxpayer funding of private schools as "an absolute misappropriation of limited national resources away from true need to those of entitled want." Read More
Teachers, principals and support staff have been honoured for the outstanding work they do at the annual Teaching in the Territory Excellence Awards, held at Parliament House on 26 October. Read More
Parents bemoan their children’s constant screen absorption but it cuts both ways as parents look to be guilty of the same thing.
Australia allocates more and better teacher resources to socio-economically advantaged schools than to disadvantaged schools.
Australia could add more than $56 billion to its annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by improving educational outcomes for students in regional, rural and remote areas of the country. Read More
Teachers from regional, rural and remote Australian schools are invited to apply for a fully-funded year-long mentorship with Australia’s national theatre company, Bell Shakespeare. Read More