Find yourself a pre-schooler and there will be a tablet nearby. It’s often a source of concern, after all shouldn’t they be reading books? Yes and no.
A new font makes students fill in the gaps, helping with information retention, and its release is timely as exam time kicks off.
The effect of having lots of books around adolescents is profound, even those who didn’t go on to higher education experienced better literacy levels because of their exposure to books. Read More
NGS Super has announced the winners of the 2018 NGS Super Scholarship Awards which encourage the betterment of those in the independent education sector. Read More
The Independent Education Union has entered the current public debate around school funding by restating its commitment to needs based funding for all Australian schools. Read More
Providing two years of preschool for all children could boost our entire education system and later the economy Mitchell Institute at Victoria University Director, Megan O’Connell says. Read More
Australians are to be urged later this month to move their thinking beyond dinosaurs and volcanoes when it comes to appreciating just how much their modern day lives are being impacted by the geosciences. Read More
Technology startup, Code Like a Girl, has today launched its Roaming Classroom for Rebel Girls – a mobile, pop-up classroom which aims to make coding more accessible. Read More
The ABS has released its 2017 causes of death report and has revealed that suicide was the leading cause of death for young people aged between 5–17 years of age. Read More
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