Isolating a child from their peers does nothing to address the underlying concerns that may have lead to a child behaving in this way.
The cultures of silence and denial that surround child sexualised behaviours mean that adults often lack the information they need to respond appropriately.
La Trobe University is the first Australian university to commit to divesting fully from fossil fuels, but will it have any impact?
Schools need to avoid practices that exclude badly behaved students and instead offer more ongoing, personalised support.
Is being a pushy parent good? It is helpful to protect your child in ways that mean they don't fail? Here's what the research says.
Government funding of childcare is seen as something that helps get mums back into work, instead of setting children up for learning before they start school.
Mixed messages from the Coalition government around schools policy are not only confusing, but also raise deeper questions about whether they have a firm position on schooling at all.
Now that the OLT is closing and the grants and fellowships are lost, it is not clear whether the government will play an active role in enhancing teaching excellence in our universities.
Performance pay is seen as an unsuccessful intervention which oversimplifies and even demeans educational practice. It won't improve teacher quality in Australia.
With the current demands from industry for STEM graduates, how many are going to give up high paying jobs in industry for the short term sugar-hit of $15,000 and the stress of the classroom?
With more parents opting for their child to start school later, it is now possible to have four and a half year olds learning alongside six year olds.
Both parties are proposing to spend more on education, yet there is no guarantee that either will lift outcomes substantially.
Over the next ten years, 40% of jobs are predicted to disappear. Universities will be essential to helping people reskill, upskill and reinvent their jobs.
Closing the Office of Learning and Teaching removes Australia's national commitment to innovation and improved performance in learning and teaching.
Young people have a lot at stake when it comes to current political decisions. Yet 48% of 18-year-olds and nearly 24% of 19-year-olds are not registered to vote.
Our education system fails to amplify students' creativity and interest in learning. To continue along the current path is increasingly unscientific, unjustifiable and plain dull.
Loan caps are only a partial solution to a much bigger problem – declining public investment in VET and a dysfunctional VET financing system, which neither side of politics has been willing to address.
The path to employment is not easy for a young person. Follow the lines in our flow chart to see the many different pathways young people might have to take to secure a job.
Students at the University of Khartoum are protesting about a secretive plan to move the institution from its historic buildings.