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Education 'to-do' list from OECD outlook

18 April, 2023

The latest OECD Education Policy Outlook for Australia highlights the need to address funding inequity across the country.

Alternative school suspension program launches

17 April, 2023

School students who are suspended become more likely to engage in antisocial or violent behaviour.

Teacher stress and job satisfaction: study

12 April, 2023

A new study at the University of Missouri provides insight into why so many stressed and burnt-out teachers are leaving the profession.

Teachers leave the profession in droves

11 April, 2023

Unsustainable workloads and uncompetitive salaries have seen record numbers of teachers resign from state schools, according to the NSW Teachers Federation.

Fair funding to benefit students the most

11 April, 2023

Federal Minister for Education Jason Clare has renewed an election commitment to get every school on a path to 100% of its fair funding level.

Creating a student-centric education system

05 April, 2023

A tertiary education system that is student-centric and more cohesive would be better positioned to address workforce shortages, according to ITECA.

Teaching scholarships launched in SA

28 March, 2023

The SA Government has launched its Enabling Educator Excellence (E3) scholarships, designed to boost diversity in an education setting.

Principals report increasing threats and violence

21 March, 2023

Offensive behaviour towards school principals is escalating, with 44% reporting that they have been subjected to physical violence.

How hunter-gatherers may help to improve education

20 March, 2023

According to new research, examining hunter-gatherer societies could help economically developed countries improve education and wellbeing.

Smartphone use rising among young kids

15 March, 2023

Two out of five Australian children own their own smartphone, according to research by Finder.

Lack of independent play harming mental health

14 March, 2023

The rise in mental health disorders among school-aged children could be attributed to fewer opportunities for them to play without direct adult supervision.

Vaping inquiry to examine measures in schools

14 March, 2023

Steps being undertaken by schools to discourage vaping will form part of a Queensland parliamentary inquiry.

"Attack" on qualifications damages teaching profession

07 March, 2023

Investigations into the feasibility of a one-year education Master's degree is an attack on teaching qualifications, according to the AEU.

Melbourne's Alamanda College graduates to AI‑driven network operations

07 March, 2023

Alamanda College, a government school in Melbourne's fast-growing southwest corridor, offers top-level education for 3000 students in years K–9.

Student wellbeing "hits new low", data shows

03 March, 2023

The classroom crisis in NSW has been underscored by Department of Education data, according to the NSW Teachers Federation.

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