Tanzanian Seif Sakate stood out in the small, Australian coastal town he called home but it helped him get noticed by the locals who eventually followed him to Africa to build a school and a kindergarten.
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.
A new TV series exploring music in schools sheds light on the impact learning an instrument can have on a young child's development.
In the fierce debate over school funding, new commentary suggests the Government should continue to subsidise private schools to keep it affordable because "there is a common good in giving parents a choice".
Parents who restrict the amount of time their children spend on screens and devices may actually be hindering rather than helping them, researchers warn, saying those who have experience using apps are better prepared for school.
With warnings the vocational training sector is on the brink of collapse, experts are calling on the Federal Government to start reinvesting in TAFE as a key anchor institution of communities and regions.
Universities, unions and parents' groups offer suggestions to an independent review set up by the Federal Government considering at how to improve regional, rural and remote schools.
The ease, speed and convenience of an online NAPLAN testing trial has students and teachers impressed — that is, if the school can afford to update the IT infrastructure.
The skills required by workers in the future will be very different to those of today, a new report predicts, as well as warning we need to ensure schoolkids of today learn the necessary skills for tomorrow.