A small primary school is offering an alternative to the mainstream and its teachers say at the end of the day their students do not want to go home.
The Duke University official caused an outrage after sending an email saying Chinese students were "being so impolite as to have a conversation that not everyone on the floor could understand".
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes blames the state's education standards authority for an error that resulted in the incorrect year published at the bottom of every student's HSC certificate.
A survey of 120,000 university students finds almost three-quarters got a job within four months of finishing last year — but when it comes to getting students a job, not all courses are created equal.
In a bid to improve results in the classroom, Tanya Plibersek says a Labor government would restrict entry to the top 30 per cent of students if the education sector does not take action sooner.
With the days of lax lending standards over and those of increased paperwork checks for borrowers in, experts say a HELP debt could become a bigger liability when it comes time to applying for a home loan.
A massive increase in Chinese nationals arriving on temporary migrant visas, in particular international students, are driving soaring refugee claims, experts say.
The ACT Government announces it is cutting ties with the Teach for Australia program, aimed at attracting people from non-teaching careers, citing concerns over value for money and retention rates.
Each year hundreds of thousands of Chinese students flock to Australia to study, lured by promises of enhanced career prospects. They spend tens of thousands of dollars on what is sold to them as a life changing experience — but are they getting what they pay for?