As the school term stretches on, many parents might be tempted to take their children away for a break. Here’s what you need to consider.
You stayed up all night to make a Book Week costume – but now your child won’t wear it. In fact they don’t want to go at all. Here are some ideas to try.
Students who perform below standards in Year 3 require more support to catch up to their peers.
The news a former childcare worker has been charged with more than 1,600 child abuse offences has sent shivers through the Australian community.
One of the headline ideas floated by the Universities Accord is a second national university for regional students. This would be on top of the existing Australian National University.
A vocal minority is calling for sexuality education to be pulled from schools. But my research shows many parents and young people want and need safe places to discuss relationships and sex.
In the past, maths teaching has focussed on procedures and right answers. Today, teachers want students to form connections between concepts and solve problems.
School students can fall behind for many reasons. From missing school to learning difficulties and problems at home.
School nurses are ‘real nurses’. And they can do everything from hearing checks and helping with injuries, to managing complex medical conditions at school.
A new study investigated children’s use of Kriol language at the Wugularr School in the Northern Territory.
The Universities Accord draft report says universities have an ‘obligation to students to foster belonging’. It also notes ‘too few’ Australians are completing their degrees.
Most young people will have patches during their school career where it feels hard. Sometimes this will lead families to ask whether a new school is the best option.
Overhanging the whole accord debate is the question of increasing public funding for universities and academic research in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis.
The Universities Accord wants to make sure ‘talented people’ do not miss out on getting ‘life-changing qualifications’. This is where enabling programs can help.
A study interviewed university teachers to see how they are using video feedback to humanise their feedback to students. But this kind of feedback can be used for much younger students as well.
From commerce to public policy, cuts to New Zealand’s university humanities departments will have repercussions well beyond the so-called ‘ivory towers’.
The Universities Accord review found ‘sexual assault and harassment on campus is affecting the wellbeing of students and staff, and their ability to succeed’.
The Universities Accord review wants universities and vocational education providers to collaborate more. It talks of ‘seamless’ transitions for students.
On Wednesday, Education Minister Jason Clare released a much-anticipated report on universities.
Thanks to streaming services, mobiles and tablets, managing a sick child’s screen time has taken on a new dimension.