The School House
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The preliminary results of NAPLAN 2017 are out, and the news isn’t good. The annual test of our students’ literacy and numeracy skills shows that not much has changed since 2011, coincidentally – or not…
The English language test is an unfair barrier to anyone for whom English is not their mother tongue.
Here's what the latest funding proposals mean for schools.
Four tips for teaching reading.
Child refugees need to have access to quality language programs so they have a chance at doing well at school - and teachers also need to be given appropriate training.
Politicians need to stop meddling with education policy and invest in teachers if Australia's science, mathematics and reading standards are to improve.
For subjects mired in jargon and technical words, what role does language play in breaking down obstacles to communication and understanding.
The government says that quality teachers are crucial to improving learning outcomes. Yet they still pursue policies that don’t put these teachers in front of our most marginalised students.
Children's scribbles can tell us a lot about how they will progress in school.
The lesson to be learned from Aurukun is around the impact of out-sourcing education to commercial interests.