Students in Year 3 had slightly higher results in NAPLAN if they were held back. By Year 9 students who were held back did no better on NAPLAN tests than those sent when first eligible.
Taking everyday lessons outside can improve well-being and engagement, yet it is not as used as often as it could be.
It has been predicted we will need 1,627 more classes for primary students nationally before 2025, and to respond to this demand we need to fix the gender imbalance in the teacher workforce.
When to start their child at school is often a stressful decision for parents, and there is a need for more support for them in making that choice.
Here’s how cultural practices are playing a role in many countries in incentivizing parents to educate their girls.