Education

How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

premium_icon How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

Experts call for ‘pointless’ school report cards to be scrapped

Fires force more than 300 schools to close

Fires force more than 300 schools to close

Hundreds of schools in NSW will be closed tomorrow including in areas of Sydney...

Why child porn teacher was made prisoner of court

premium_icon Why child porn teacher was made prisoner of court

Darren Westley Mitchell in court for breaching suspended sentence.

HSC students impacted by bush fire can still sit exams

HSC students impacted by bush fire can still sit exams

STUDENTS worried about whether they will be able to sit their exams should contact their school.

Question that'll see students take ideas to top scientists

premium_icon Question that'll see students take ideas to top scientists

TWO local students will take their big idea to top scientists after being selected from a pool of 22 in Australia.

5 things you need to know about Lismore's new school

premium_icon 5 things you need to know about Lismore's new school

FROM the curriculum to what the campus will look like, here are five things we now know about Lismore's new school.

Want a taste of learning at TAFE, without the commitment?

premium_icon Want a taste of learning at TAFE, without the commitment?

'TASTER courses' to give people an opportunity to dip their toes into a new career.

Security called to high school after ‘number of threats’

premium_icon Security called to high school after ‘number of threats’

Security has been called to an Ipswich school after “a number of threats” in recent days. The principal has now confirmed police are investigating.

Phillip Richards turns trigonometry into a sunny landmark

premium_icon Phillip Richards turns trigonometry into a sunny landmark

A former schoolteacher who spent ten years teaching maths has used his trigonometry skills to design the only analemmatic dial in Queensland.

Parents bankrupted over school principal defamation case

premium_icon Parents bankrupted over school principal defamation case

Two parents accused of defaming Tamborine Mountain State School Principal Tracey Brose on Facebook have been bankrupted.

Students dive deep with powerful themes for art exhibition

premium_icon Students dive deep with powerful themes for art exhibition

SEVENTEEN SCU art and design students will show their final works in the annual graduation exhibition, a culmination of three years of study.

The small school sports team making a big impact

premium_icon The small school sports team making a big impact

STUDENTS from a small country school are on their way to compete at a major sporting event.

Complaints about dodgy teachers ‘not being heard’

premium_icon Complaints about dodgy teachers ‘not being heard’

NSW’s leading parent group has launched a scathing attack on the Department of Education’s management of dodgy teachers.

Word Wizard student heads to Sydney for State Spelling Bee

premium_icon Word Wizard student heads to Sydney for State Spelling Bee

Can you spell the words that got Jasmine into the final?

Kid takes knife to school over fear of ‘extreme’ bullying

premium_icon Kid takes knife to school over fear of ‘extreme’ bullying

A mother says her disabled children have been abused and punished by teachers, while the union cops heat for “supporting segregated education”.

Teacher seen ‘dragging’ student: Commission hears

premium_icon Teacher seen ‘dragging’ student: Commission hears

A mother has spoken out about the struggles they have faced in the education system, including a time when the girl was left with “severe anxiety”.

Nathan gets $11,000 wage cut because of disability

premium_icon Nathan gets $11,000 wage cut because of disability

He was in the job for more than a decade before the business changed ownership and overnight it all changed

Schoolies’ parents receive some sage advice

premium_icon Schoolies’ parents receive some sage advice

AROUND this time of the year, there are mixed emotions at the prospect of a child finishing their school journey.