Education Minister Simon Birmingham is right to be concerned about the number of children struggling with literacy - but this test is not the solution.
Despite the need for both male and female teachers, male primary school teachers could be extinct by 2067.
Many parents are demanding less technology use in the classroom due to the amount of screen time children get at home. This story explores whether maths education and technology go hand in hand.
Jerome Bruner, Kathy Sylva and Catherine Snow are names we are more familiar with than we think.
Young children have little time set aside to learn a foreign language. They must make the most of it.
The continuing decline in the numbers of male primary school teachers suggests more attention needs to be placed on retaining those already in the profession.
Writing is a fundamental outcome indicator of learning across subjects and grades. The latest NAPLAN results tell us we need to do more to empower children with these skills.
The transition from early learning parent involvement to primary school level often leads to less face time with school and teachers and more home-based support for children.
Why a common sense approach is needed when it comes to autism and primary school tests.
Over the years, our understanding of how language and learning are linked has shifted and changed. There is ample evidence about the value of mother-tongue-based multilingual education.
Many people look down on foundation phase teachers, believing it requires little training or expertise. This couldn't be further from the truth.
The gap between boys and girls starts early and grows quickly.
Three reasons why the new progress measures may be a misleading indicator of school performance.
Do we really need to focus on things like spelling or memorising dates if technology can do that for us? Perhaps education should focus on other things instead.
If we want our children to stay healthy, we need to start making it a priority for schools.
The role of private tuition plays a part in the overall success of students in Singapore, with around 80% of primary-school children having at least three hours of private tuition a week.
Dyslexic? There's an app for that.
Early childhood education services have proliferated in the public and private sectors. But many children who attend these preschool centres do not receive quality services.
The reintroduction of grammar schools means that once again schools and headteachers will be required to make sense of contradictory national policies.
School expulsions are on the rise in Australia. But research shows individual punishment as a deterrent rarely works.