The classroom is shaping up as one key battleground for this year's federal election with Labor and the Coalition trying to lure teachers into the profession, but those already in the job say money can't fix everything.
Its destruction tripled commutes and split a school in two. Now, after 18 months after the category 4 storm, a critical roadway in central Queensland is operational again.
New analysis shows wealthy parents at advantaged Catholic primary schools could actually afford the increase to school fees under the needs-based model, writes Peter Goss. And whether they opt to send their children to the state school down the road and avoid fee increases is a matter of choice and value, not affordability.
Centrelink apologises after parents transitioning to the Federal Government's new childcare package are wrongly asked why their 10-year-olds need supervision.
Almost 200 elite private schools across the nation are reaping a taxpayer-funded windfall of $747 million dollars between them, the Victorian Catholic education commission has estimated in new research.
The literacy achievement of primary school students who speak languages other than English is the surprising success story to emerge from this year's NAPLAN results.
When it comes to year 1 students, more testing is not what we need. Instead, our focus needs to shift from data and results to learning and engagement, writes Gabrielle Stroud.
Education Minister Simon Birmingham is right to be concerned about the number of children struggling with literacy — but a phonics test is not the solution.
The organisers of NAPLAN say the introduction of 'tailored testing', an online version of the test that will adapt to a student's performance, next year will provide more precise results.