The federal government is expected to ditch one of its most controversial budget measures - the plan to apply real interest rates to student debts - following advice from the architect of the HECS repayment scheme that it is unfair to poor graduates.
The federal government’s decision to abandon the Gonski funding model was a huge blow to students with autism, many of whom already find school extremely challenging, academics speaking at a major conference in Sydney have said.
Melbourne University has removed a perceived criticism of the controversial Teach for Australia program from its submission to the federal inquiry into teacher education.
Parents who cannot secure after-school care or who want to avoid paying the fees are relying on teachers to be defacto babysitters outside school hours, principals and childcare groups warn.
An urgent intervention is needed in Australia’s education and training system as early as kindergarten to protect future prosperity, one of the nation’s leading business figures warns.
It didn't quite reach the absurdity of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. But the sight of 75 primary school girls dressed as Alice stampeding through inner-city laneways was surreal enough to snap passing commuters from their morning stupor.
The co-chairman of the federal government's national curriculum review has disassociated himself from comments by his fellow co-chairman, Kevin Donnelly, supporting corporal punishment in schools.
Many schools provide specific information about folios, auditions and interviews and other requirements, presentation tips and more aids to help you plan your entrance strategy.
There was so much interest in learning Latin at Haberfield Public School that when the idea was first mooted with parents last term, more than 160 students put their hands up, far more than the three classes the school could accommodate.
Reward schemes for error spotters are used by academics everywhere; the Maths Masters favour a chocolated-based scheme.
What's on around Wingham this weekend
WINGHAM farmers Vernon and Nicolle Brown have joined with Devondale Murray Goulburn to supply milk for Coles supermarkets.
STUDENTS from across the Mid North Coast have this week been granted the privileged opportunity to meet with ...
A fire in scrubland yesterday has burnt more than 50 hectares and razed the edge of Linga Longa ...
JUST two matches in Group Three Rugby League's split round will be decided on Saturday.
UPDATE: A grass fire at Bootawa Road is reported to be under control while the fire at Hillville ...
RECENTLY, members of the Probus Club of Wingham met at the Burrell Creek Hall to celebrate the 200th ...