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Australian children walk out of school to protest government inaction on...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 1 Dec 2018 | by: NewsHub| Story Source: NewsHub (Australia) ~ Go to Original Article Thousands of Australian school students...

Australia: ‘No pencils, no lunch’: why teachers dip into their own...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: Jordan Baker | Story Source: The Sydney Morning Herald ~ Go to Original Article Mandy...

Australia: Are smartphones the key to improving school results?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 17 Sep 2018  | by: Joanne Orlando| Story Source: The Sydney Morning Herald ~ Go to Original Article Many of...

Australia: Essential education, future jobs must be taught with tech

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 4 Sep 2018 | by: David Cowen | Story Source: Raconteur ~ Go to Original Article Applications of technology...

Australia: ‘Crucial to the life of a child’: The crisis facing...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 28 August 2018 | by: Jordan Baker | Story Source: The Sydney Morning Herald ~ Go to...

Australia: Too many children are exluded from the school system

By Brendan Murray | 3 February, 2018  Nearly a million Victorian children returned to school last week. But thousands did not. Exclusion is a cruel yet...

Australia: Early intervention is key to support students with anxiety about...

Roughly one in five students drop out of university in Australia in their first year. Students with prior emotional difficulties, who are doing their degrees part-time,...

Australia: How do you teach critical thinking when the norm is...

Loren Clarke and Esther Care Tuesday, December 5, 2017 ustralia’s response to the need to develop students’ 21st century skills is found in the Australian Curriculum’s general capabilities(including literacy,...

Australia: Flexible literacy program showing promising results

by Robert Ballantyne 31 Oct 2017 The Federal Government has announced a major funding boost for a pilot program designed at improving the literacy and numeracy...

Australia: Why it matters if you can’t read this

Adults who lack basic skills – literacy and numeracy – are penalised both in professional and private life. They are more likely to be unemployed or...

Australia: We need a radical rethink of how to attract more...

Recently, a teacher at Coonamble High School in New South Wales lost his job after teaching the wrong Higher School Certificate mathematics syllabus for seven months....

Australia: For long-term improvements, schools need to slow down

Australian schools, like those in other developed countries, are caught up in what has been called the “cult of speed”. This is largely driven...

Australia: Global Education Can Be Julie Bishop’s Legacy As Foreign Minister

"There is no question that standing up for one of the most basic of human rights -- education for all -- is both the right and...

GPE representatives head to Australia to push for funding to address...

In her appeal to Australia and other donors, Alice Albright, chief executive officer of the Global Partnership for Education, argues that the foundations of...

Australia: We know innovation is key – but there’s little agreement...

We want the best education for our children and we want them to have the innovation skills needed for the jobs of tomorrow. But...

Australia: Bullied School Kids Left Behind in Learning

Primary school children who suffer frequent bullying are at greater risk of being left well behind in their learning. And this learning disadvantage weighs...

Australia: New research shows there is still a long way to...

When we think of a “good society” – one that is fair and just – a defining characteristic is likely to be that all...

Australia is still lagging on some aspects of early childhood education

The OECD’s latest Starting Strong report provides an update on early childhood education opportunities across the developed world, and a fresh insight into how...

Australia: To lift literacy levels among Indigenous children, their parents’ literacy...

There’s a large adult-sized hole in Australia’s approach to boosting literacy levels among Indigenous children and young people. For several decades, the focus has been...

Australia: Why do schools want all students to look the same?

Why are schools so obsessed with all children looking the same? Since the later part of the 20th century, schools in Australia have opted...

Australia: Home educated students miss out on disability support services

Every child in NSW has a legal right to access and participate in education, regardless of disability or special needs. But Carly Landa said there...

The long journey from a refugee camp to an Australian school

The final year of school is tough for a lot of kids. So much seems to be riding on this culmination of 12 years...

Australia: Community driven school bus leads underprivileged students towards academic success...

An unofficial school bus service driven by community volunteers is increasing school attendance rates for some of far north Queensland's most underprivileged students. Before the...

Australian Charities Merge to Help Vulnerable Children

Save the Children Australia and Hands on Learning Australia are joining forces to prevent disengaged children from dropping out of school. The merger, announced Monday,...

Australia: How to get quality teachers in disadvantaged schools – and...

Quality teaching is one of the largest influences on student learning. Yet, not all students have access to a great teacher. As in other countries,...

Lessons in using data to improve education: An Australian example

When it comes to data, there is a tendency to assume that more is always better; but the reality is rarely this simple. Data...

Australia: Rethinking how we assess learning in schools

There is a major flaw in the way we currently assess school students. By labelling them as either “good” or “poor” learners based on...

Australia: Young philanthropist helps out school kids

HUNDREDS of less fortunate children will not go without school supplies this year thanks to a viral campaign launched by a Shailer Park boy. While...

Australia: Government spending on education: the winners and losers

When it comes to government spending, all parts of education are not treated equally, new research shows. Over the last decade, spending on Vocational Education...

Australia: Disadvantaged students need support all year not just at Christmas:...

More than 1.1 million children and young people living in poverty across Australia are in critical need of additional learning support throughout their education,...