Education

Aussie teaching profession ‘facing collapse’ amid test crisis

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Aussie teaching profession ‘facing collapse’ amid LANTITE test crisis

Children of migrants outperform English-speaking students

premium_icon Children of migrants outperform English-speaking students

NAPLAN: Children of migrants outperform English-speaking students

Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

premium_icon Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

“Station life was incredibly humbling and also very freeing."

School warned against viral ‘skull breaker’ challenge

premium_icon School warned against viral ‘skull breaker’ challenge

A dangerous prank is making its way through the internet, and an Adelaide school is alerting students and parents to potential injuries, charges or even death.

Dead private school teacher reported to police

premium_icon Dead private school teacher reported to police

The headmaster of a $35,000 a year Sydney school has apologised to students for an email announcing the death of an ex-teacher after former students reported concerns...

Graduate teachers failing without basic literacy skills

premium_icon Graduate teachers failing without basic literacy skills

Graduate teachers are struggling to pass the literacy portion of their qualifying exams, with some calling for help from tutors.

Student hospitalised after schoolyard confrontation

premium_icon Student hospitalised after schoolyard confrontation

A student was taken to hospital after a physical confrontation broke out at a Mackay school.

Aust Zoo showcases high-achieving women

premium_icon Aust Zoo showcases high-achieving women

AUSTRALIA Zoo will celebrate International Women’s Day by showcasing some of Australia’s highest-achieving females.

Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

premium_icon Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

Reversing the declining state of children’s handwriting in the iPad age should start with a basic lesson in how to use a knife and fork, a principal says.

Student’s shock claim about boys’ school

Student’s shock claim about boys’ school

A student at an exclusive $20,000 a year Melbourne school with a culture of cover ups has spoken out about being groomed by a teacher.

Is ‘helping’ with school homework really that bad?

premium_icon Is ‘helping’ with school homework really that bad?

In the dream scenario children would be more than happy to complete their homework on their own. But when has that ever actually happened, asks Darren Levin.

Private school ‘fight club’ ritual knocked out

premium_icon Private school ‘fight club’ ritual knocked out

A top private boarding school informed parents last week that many of its students had become involved in organised, illicit brawls.

Principal’s methods still producing kids who can perform

premium_icon Principal’s methods still producing kids who can perform

Tamborine Mountain State High School has emerged from a controversial court case involving its principal to record one of the best OP results in Queensland.

Ugly school defamation case ‘causing damage to everyone’

premium_icon Ugly school defamation case ‘causing damage to everyone’

A judge has told a warring Queensland school parent and teacher’s aide to “get on with their lives” after a vicious rumour turned into a $600,000 defamation case.

Far North student taken to hospital, school put in lockdown

premium_icon Far North student taken to hospital, school put in lockdown

Tensions reached boiling point at a high school this morning when out-of-control students reportedly came to blows in the schoolyard.

School gives boy one day to cut hair or he’s out

premium_icon School gives boy one day to cut hair or he’s out

Despite the Human Rights Commission warning a school its rule over a boy’s hairstyle may constitute indirect racial discrimination the school is sticking firm.

Home schooling positive choice for Bucasia mum

premium_icon Home schooling positive choice for Bucasia mum

Northern Beaches family enjoys flexibility and freedom of schooling from home

Parents fume after son ordered to cut hair

Parents fume after son ordered to cut hair

A Queensland Christian school ordering a five-year-old boy to cut his long hair has led to a fight over human rights and racial discrimination.