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.
Education Minister Simon Birmingham throws school children favourite Healthy Harold a lifeline, saying the Government will continue to support Life Education Australia.
A Sydney public high school principal says his low socio-economic status (SES) school will be worse off under the Coalition's school funding blueprint than it would have been under the previous Labor government.