Both men and women are capable of being excellent teachers, and we want both in our schools.
Despite the need for both male and female teachers, male primary school teachers could be extinct by 2067.
Has education spending gone up while student achievement has stalled?
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The Productivity Commission has said that education spending has substantially increased over the last decade but student achievement has shown little or no improvement. Is that true?
Most of the new schools needed will be primary schools.
Inner-city parents in urban redevelopment zones are the most likely to have problems getting their children into a government school.
Should the OECD education report inform policy on schools?
We should be cautious of implementing policies off the back of the OECD's annual education report, which makes vast comparisons between countries and leaves out crucial data.
Declining test scores, dwindling participation in maths and science, and too few in early learning: just three of the ways Australia is failing in education.
Australia's facing a slow decline in most educational standards and few are aware just how bad the situation is getting.