Banning mobile phones in schools is straight from the alarmist's book of bandaid solutions. Let's find a better one, writes Dan Hogan.
Across Australia, parents who send their kids to public school are facing bills for outsourced sport, excursions and even hygiene products such as tissues.
Queensland's top country high school student says success is not all about study, but more about being organised and taking time to de-stress.
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.