Education

New review for embattled elite college principal

premium_icon New review for embattled elite college principal

College board announces second review of principal Jeff Davis

More schoolboys filmed in misogynistic chant

premium_icon More schoolboys filmed in misogynistic chant

Catholic schoolboys filmed singing misogynistic chant.

Violent social media threat to students taken 'seriously'

premium_icon Violent social media threat to students taken 'seriously'

Police stationed outside school after online threat

Aussie teaching profession ‘facing collapse’ amid test crisis

premium_icon Aussie teaching profession ‘facing collapse’ amid test...

The architect of the controversial test that graduate teachers must pass to work in a classroom says calls to make it an entrance exam will drive down already...

Children of migrants outperform English-speaking students

premium_icon Children of migrants outperform English-speaking students

Children of migrants are outperforming English-speaking students in writing and spelling while literacy standards among country kids have fallen dramatically.

Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

premium_icon Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

AFTER working and living on a rural sheep station, a Bundaberg woman has started her own photography business.

School warned against viral ‘skull breaker’ challenge

premium_icon School warned against viral ‘skull breaker’ challenge

A dangerous prank is making its way through the internet, and an Adelaide school is alerting students and parents to potential injuries, charges or even death.

Graduate teachers failing without basic literacy skills

premium_icon Graduate teachers failing without basic literacy skills

Graduate teachers are struggling to pass the literacy portion of their qualifying exams, with some calling for help from tutors.

Struggling kids punished for teachers’ failings

premium_icon Struggling kids punished for teachers’ failings

A leading Queensland education expert says some children are being punished for misbehaving in class when teachers had failed to teach them to read properly by a...

Student hospitalised after schoolyard confrontation

premium_icon Student hospitalised after schoolyard confrontation

A student was taken to hospital after a physical confrontation broke out at a Mackay school.

Aust Zoo showcases high-achieving women

premium_icon Aust Zoo showcases high-achieving women

AUSTRALIA Zoo will celebrate International Women’s Day by showcasing some of Australia’s highest-achieving females.

Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

premium_icon Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

Nearly 40 per cent of Queensland schools have fewer students getting top marks when comparing the percentage of students achieving OP 1 to 5 over the past decade.

Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

premium_icon Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

Reversing the declining state of children’s handwriting in the iPad age should start with a basic lesson in how to use a knife and fork, a principal says.

OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

premium_icon OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

Student’s shock claim about boys’ school

Student’s shock claim about boys’ school

A student at an exclusive $20,000 a year Melbourne school with a culture of cover ups has spoken out about being groomed by a teacher.

Students named some of state’s brightest minds

premium_icon Students named some of state’s brightest minds

"I've worked really hard." Three Sunshine Coast school leavers have been named as some of 2019’s brightest minds after achieving top results.

Is ‘helping’ with school homework really that bad?

premium_icon Is ‘helping’ with school homework really that bad?

In the dream scenario children would be more than happy to complete their homework on their own. But when has that ever actually happened, asks Darren Levin.

Top OP student’s surprising advice

premium_icon Top OP student’s surprising advice

One of the state’s highest-achieving students has passed on his advice to those now entering Year 12. And it might not be what you think. FULL OP RESULTS