The School House
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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.
Reading is increasingly being reduced to a numbers game in schools.
So far the budget has given us more education gift cards to use in the stores of the federal government’s choosing - two more tests for children; one when they come into school and one when they leave.
For new teachers, as the end of first term nears, you may be feeling despair. But don’t leave - we need teachers like you. Here's some advice on how to make the first year a little less turbulent.
Australia’s appalling record of equity in education has once again been confirmed in the latest Closing the Gap report. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the report’s dismal findings present an…
The political obsession with back to basics literacy is leaving schools behind. What is taught in school is becoming increasingly distant from what is required in the real world.
Of the 15,000 newly graduated teachers, less than half will find permanent employment in Australia. Now's the time to decide if you stay on to do casual teaching or work abroad.
Students reach the middle years of high school with poor vocabularies and unable to work with language in sophisticated ways.
Phonics programs can be helpful for students with very particular learning needs - but it's not a one-size-fits-all literacy solution. Here are some things you should be wary of.