Mobile phones will be banned in NSW primary schools from next year

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.

Christian Schools Australia backs right to discriminate against teachers

The government and the opposition have united to support removing laws which allow religious schools to discriminate against students based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

‘It’s not stopping at the playground anymore’: Prep, Year 1 bullying on the rise

The number of Queensland Prep students being suspended or expelled almost doubles in four years, with experts and parents warning the problem of schoolyard bullying is exploding among the state's youngest students.

School kids no longer going unfed thanks to classful of back-to-school mums

Kids who go to school without lunch are no longer going hungry thanks to the contribution of a class of young mums who have gone back to school after having babies.