The ‘parental rights’ movement isn’t actually about education or protecting children — it is a conduit for right-wing extremism that will only harm 2SLGBTQIA+ youth.
Many students with a disability are bullied, excluded and do not feel welcome in Australian schools. They cannot be ignored in the next National School Reform Agreement.
The Victorian government has announced a $230 million package to encourage an extra 8,000 ‘future teachers’ into the profession.
Everything from the Voice to Country Road homewares is talking about ‘co-design’. New research identifies three clear ways to improve the way it works in education.
A veteran education researcher raises questions about whether educational research is actually being put to use.
The same boldness that enabled hip-hop to endure can benefit teachers in the classroom, a hip-hop scholar writes.
According to this year’s NAPLAN results, one third of Australian students do not meet minimum achievement levels in literacy and numeracy.
Students who perform below standards in Year 3 require more support to catch up to their peers.
Traditional report cards sent home every few months are fine for most students. But for kids with behavioral issues, a daily report card can be a better option.
In the past, maths teaching has focussed on procedures and right answers. Today, teachers want students to form connections between concepts and solve problems.
School students can fall behind for many reasons. From missing school to learning difficulties and problems at home.
School nurses are ‘real nurses’. And they can do everything from hearing checks and helping with injuries, to managing complex medical conditions at school.
A new study investigated children’s use of Kriol language at the Wugularr School in the Northern Territory.
Tactics used to censor the teaching of American history in Florida schools bear much in common with those seen in the illiberal democracies of Israel, Turkey, Russia and Poland.
Parents have created schools to cater to their own religious and philosophical beliefs. Or to focus on the particular needs of their children and communities.
Scholars examine how state laws that restrict lessons on race could affect students and educators.
Despite a ‘damning’ report, the alternative education system still works wonders with students outside the mainstream. What it needs is more money and commitment.
A new study looked at NAPLAN results in reading and numeracy and tracked the same students all the way from from Year 3 to Year 9.
A contributing factor to a rise in violence in Ontario schools is underfunding of education and the social service sector. Using trauma-informed responses is part of the solution.
Long gone are the days when a school report came on one handwritten page, with grades and comments like, ‘tried hard, but needs to try harder’.