Secondary

Exams
Exams
The Class of 2021 – is it time for a change in how we do the HSC? Another fractured year should usher in some new thinking about Year 12.
Rochelle Borton, EduInfluencers
Maths
Maths
Australia's girls' maths team ties best ever result in Europe The Australian team of four girls showed the depth of female maths talent in Australia.
First nations Australians
First nations Australians
Whose lives matter? How education reinforces bias In Australia, three out of four people experience negatively biased spontaneous thoughts about Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, not necessarily with any justification for doing so.
Grania McCudden
No ATAR required
No ATAR required
Abandon ATAR scores to reduce Year 12 student anxiety Torrens University and Think Education have abolished ATAR scores as an entry requirement altogether.
Get positive
Get positive
HSC success is all in the mind A positive mindset is powerful, achieving one requires structure.
Changes changes
Changes changes
COVID-19 Impact: Year 12 ATAR calculation will change Year 12 students will receive an ATAR university entrance rank in 2020 but assessment authorities will have to change how scores are calculated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anti stress tips
Anti stress tips
When a pandemic strikes in Year 12 Assoc Prof Joanne Dickson is an expert in mental health, wellbeing and motivation, here she gives you her tips for getting through a doubly stressful Year 12.
Associate Professor Joanne Dickson