Education

‘We are not racists’: Doll-hanging students apologise

Premium Content ‘We are not racists’: Doll-hanging students apologise

Students sorry for 'inadvertent racism' in hanging black-skin doll

Hideous problem Australia must face up to

Hideous problem Australia must face up to

Their hunting ground is at large parties often in vacant homes

‘Very weird’: Theory behind sick teen trend

‘Very weird’: Theory behind sick teen trend

Single-sex vs co-ed: Theory behind worrying sexual assault trend in Australian...

Queenslander named Australian University Teacher of the Year

Premium Content Queenslander named Australian University Teacher of the Year

An associate professor has been named the top university teacher in the country.

Television host to release children’s book on consent

Premium Content Television host to release children’s book on consent

Former TV host Yumi Stynes is releasing a children’s book about consent, which she hopes will be added to school reading lists.

Hairdressers support teachers’ ‘bogan’ mullet ban

Premium Content Hairdressers support teachers’ ‘bogan’ mullet ban

Principals say the dreaded mullet is back in fashion and many are taking steps to ban it on their school grounds.

Bush house offer for teachers willing to move

Premium Content Bush house offer for teachers willing to move

Teachers could be offered government help to buy a house or find their partner a job if they move to rural NSW, under incentive review measures being looked at.

TAFE rubbishes talk of mass job losses

Premium Content TAFE rubbishes talk of mass job losses

Public left wondering who to believe after counterclaim that less than 50 jobs are on the chopping block

How ‘Respectful Relationships lessons have impacted kids

Premium Content How ‘Respectful Relationships lessons have impacted kids

Young kids have made some major changes to their habits as a result of Victoria’s gender awareness classes.

Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Premium Content Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Whitsunday Anglican School sued parents Michael and Nicole Saunders for almost $40,000 in outstanding fees

Union says 470 regional TAFE jobs to be slashed

Premium Content Union says 470 regional TAFE jobs to be slashed

TAFE responds with figure at the opposite end of the spectrum.

Parents yank 3yo from ‘gender fluidity’ lessons

Premium Content Parents yank 3yo from ‘gender fluidity’ lessons

A Sydney childcare centre’s gender bending interpretation of a government “motherhood” statement about diversity has upset families.

Stranger danger warning for public school email system

Premium Content Stranger danger warning for public school email system

Kindergarten kids now have email addresses with scrambled digits to stop them being contacted by online creeps.

‘Let me be clear’: New statement on elite schools scandal

Premium Content ‘Let me be clear’: New statement on elite schools scandal

After its original statement on the resignation of a board member was queried, an elite schools’ governing body has issued a clarification.

Schools locking up students’ mobile phones for the day

Premium Content Schools locking up students’ mobile phones for the day

Parents love them but kids hate new lock-up pouches being used to stop students using their smartphones in class.

Susie O’Brien’s ‘half-arsed’ tips for school parents

Premium Content Susie O’Brien’s ‘half-arsed’ tips for school parents

So you don’t look like Elle Macpherson at the school gate and doing your kid’s maths homework is challenging to say the least. Don’t fret, come sit by Susie O’Brien.

‘Activists’ intruding on marks of HSC students

Premium Content ‘Activists’ intruding on marks of HSC students

Traumatised war heroes and loving grandmothers - these are some of the so-called “stereotypes” which students were marked down for in last year’s HSC.

MAD money on offer to create next generation of greenies

Premium Content MAD money on offer to create next generation of greenies

‘Be bold’: Council grants encourage kids to plant trees, create animal habitat and build beehives.