Teachers are calling for big banks to be kicked out of school, saying programs like the Commonwealth Bank's Dollarmites are a way to market banking products to children and do nothing to help them become financially literate.
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 former education minister lists the top five questions he says parents need to ask when meeting their child's teachers. We've asked two teachers to take a look and give their own assessment of the list.
Parents and teachers say the Queensland Government's policy on air-conditioning in state schools is unfair, disadvantaging some students based on their postcode, or socio-economic background.
Public primary schools in NSW will enforce a mobile phone ban from next year and high schools will have the option of signing up to the crackdown after a State Government review finds the devices lead to online bullying and distraction.
If you see children performing at concerts you will probably also see a pack of proud parents capturing the moment on their smartphones, and they are probably all breaking the law.
Parents "should plan now" for South Australia's first teachers' strike in a decade, the Australian Education Union says, however the State Government says it is increasing funding to schools already.
School-aged children using Opal cards will receive free access to public transport under a future Labor government, the new Opposition leader Michael Daley announces as his first major policy.
The corporate regulator has announced a review of school banking, following criticism that Commonwealth Bank's Dollarmites program "uses slick marketing to get at kids when they're young … turning them into customers for life".
Students who completed NAPLAN reading and spelling online were disadvantaged compared with those who sat the traditional pen-and-paper tests, a new document reveals.