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NSW Curriculum rollout paused

16 May, 2023

An announcement by the NSW Government that implementation of the NSW Curriculum will be paused has been welcomed.

Crackdown on vaping to benefit schools

03 May, 2023

The federal government has announced regulatory action against illegal vaping products, in a move welcomed by schools.

Racial disparity in school discipline

26 April, 2023

A new study has explored fluctuations and racial disparity in school discipline, as well as how educators might be able to prevent incidents.

Meeting the demand for qualified teachers

24 April, 2023

Flinders University has opened a new centre for early childhood education to help meet the rising demand for teachers and carers in SA.

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.

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.

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