Education

Safe Schools is not dead. It secretly lives on in classrooms

premium_icon Safe Schools is not dead. It secretly lives on in classrooms

Safe Schools is not dead. It secretly lives on via accredited teacher courses

All the classes set to be scrapped in new NSW curriculum

premium_icon All the classes set to be scrapped in new NSW curriculum

NSW government to get rid of flippant subjects in new school curriculum

Secret ‘queer thinking’ lessons for early childhood teachers

premium_icon Secret ‘queer thinking’ lessons for early childhood teachers

One Nation MP Mark Latham slams controversial lessons

New savage school brawl video shows dad strike out at pupil

premium_icon New savage school brawl video shows dad strike out at pupil

Shocking footage of a brawl outside a Logan school reveals a father throwing punches at a schoolboy trying to get dressed. WARNING: Graphic images

School curriculum set for biggest shake-up in 30 years

premium_icon School curriculum set for biggest shake-up in 30 years

NSW school students are set to get back to basics under a massive curriculum overhaul which will scrap niche and unnecessary subjects across all years.

Surprising fact about arts graduates

Surprising fact about arts graduates

Arts degrees may soon cost as much as studying medicine thanks to a shakeup of uni fees, but not all STEM graduates have above-average job outcomes.

Childcare crisis to hit class of 2021

premium_icon Childcare crisis to hit class of 2021

The end of free childcare has prompted experts to raise concerns about preschoolers who have had their early education interrupted

This is what university degrees will cost under new regime

This is what university degrees will cost under new regime

The government is taking another attempt at tackling undergraduate degree funding and changing the balance between student and taxpayer contributions.

Elite schools protest ‘extreme student hardships’

premium_icon Elite schools protest ‘extreme student hardships’

Prestigious private schools are joining forces to protest restrictions they say are severely disadvantaging some students.

University life set to drastically change post-COVID

premium_icon University life set to drastically change post-COVID

As universities in NSW work out how to get students back on campus for classes, strict new guidelines will mean a dramatic change to traditional uni life.

‘They’ve failed desperate, stranded uni students’

premium_icon ‘They’ve failed desperate, stranded uni students’

As universities scramble to stop international students going to other countries the state government’s $20 million crisis accommodation program has failed to process...

‘Slipping behind’: Students struggling after shutdown

premium_icon ‘Slipping behind’: Students struggling after shutdown

The school shutdown forced further apart the gap between the top and bottom of the class, with education leaders calling for an urgent solution.

NSW schools teach your kids how to speak fluent Greta

premium_icon NSW schools teach your kids how to speak fluent Greta

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is teaching kids about the environment in NSW schools, after the education department encouraged students to study her speeches.

Man, 38, may have to repeat Year 10 after school’s error

premium_icon Man, 38, may have to repeat Year 10 after school’s error

A 38-year-old man will have to repeat his Year 10 certificate if he wants follow his chosen career path after a cruel twist of fate involving his former school.

Major dictionary to redefine racism

Major dictionary to redefine racism

Merriam-Webster is changing its definition of "racism" after a young black reader complained that people were using the existing one to argue with her online.

Study casts doubt on school iPad benefits

Study casts doubt on school iPad benefits

New research has found using iPads and other technology in schools may not support brain development particularly in young brains.

No more face-to-face parent-teacher interviews

premium_icon No more face-to-face parent-teacher interviews

New state government guidelines call for parent-teacher interviews to be held via video or phone this semester while parents are banned from school grounds.

Unis face grim future as bosses reap seven figure salaries

premium_icon Unis face grim future as bosses reap seven figure salaries

Fat corporate salaries for university bosses and their highly paid executive teams should be axed as part of a radical overhaul of universities to make them financially...