Maxine McKew speaks with education expert John Hattie about the kind of debates we really should be having around education.
The ATAR system is cheap and efficient, but it means students are selected to go to university on the basis of a single score which some have claimed is too simplisitc. Is it time for a new system?
Inner-city parents in urban redevelopment zones are the most likely to have problems getting their children into a government school.
Children don’t learn much about how illnesses spread if they are just taught a list of dos and don’ts. They need to know why an action is useful.
A leaked paper suggests that the federal government should take over funding VET courses. But it's a path we should tread with great caution.
The Closing the Gap report shows a mix of successes and failures, but early childhood education holds the key to significant progress.
Memorising facts and completing drills is likely to improve your maths skills – just so long as you find a way to stay motivated.
Dyslexia is often poorly understood by the public, leading people to attribute a problem they have, like bad spelling, to dyslexia. Here are the most common misconceptions explained.
Just 55% of year 6 students and 52% of year 10 students are meeting the expected grades for ICT. What's going wrong?
Discipline is necessary for children, but we need to teach them to self-discipline, not bribe them to be good.