Education

Is ‘helping’ with school homework really that bad?

premium_icon Is ‘helping’ with school homework really that bad?

In the dream scenario children would complete homework on their own

Private school ‘fight club’ ritual knocked out

premium_icon Private school ‘fight club’ ritual knocked out

A top private school closes down boys’ night ‘fight club’ ritual.

Principal’s methods still producing kids who can perform

premium_icon Principal’s methods still producing kids who can perform

Defamation case principal still producing kids who can perform.

Ugly school defamation case ‘causing damage to everyone’

premium_icon Ugly school defamation case ‘causing damage to everyone’

A judge has told a warring Queensland school parent and teacher’s aide to “get on with their lives” after a vicious rumour turned into a $600,000 defamation case.

Far North student taken to hospital, school put in lockdown

premium_icon Far North student taken to hospital, school put in lockdown

Tensions reached boiling point at a high school this morning when out-of-control students reportedly came to blows in the schoolyard.

School gives boy one day to cut hair or he’s out

premium_icon School gives boy one day to cut hair or he’s out

Despite the Human Rights Commission warning a school its rule over a boy’s hairstyle may constitute indirect racial discrimination the school is sticking firm.

Home schooling positive choice for Bucasia mum

premium_icon Home schooling positive choice for Bucasia mum

Northern Beaches family enjoys flexibility and freedom of schooling from home

Parents fume after son ordered to cut hair

Parents fume after son ordered to cut hair

A Queensland Christian school ordering a five-year-old boy to cut his long hair has led to a fight over human rights and racial discrimination.

TikTok scandal hits elite private school

premium_icon TikTok scandal hits elite private school

A social media prank has taken a dangerous turn after a group of students filmed themselves driving a car with an apparent 13-year-old behind the wheel.

How school fees can ruin your credit rating

premium_icon How school fees can ruin your credit rating

Elite private schools are taking parents to court to recover outstanding school fees – and it could damage credit ratings for years to come.

‘Wear a mask’: Uni students in lockdown

‘Wear a mask’: Uni students in lockdown

A number of students that have arrived in Australia from China have been quarantined at University of Sydney’s on campus accommodation.

Girl’s teeth knocked out in alleged bashing

Girl’s teeth knocked out in alleged bashing

A 13-year-old girl has been left needing surgery after having her teeth knocked out in an alleged group assault while walking home from school.

Scandal-plagued private school’s latest drama

premium_icon Scandal-plagued private school’s latest drama

An elite Gold Coast school has been referred to the State Government’s private schools watchdog following an alleged conflict of interest.

Strictest headmaster fired for flirty texts

Strictest headmaster fired for flirty texts

In a series of messages, the headmaster called female students 'cute' and 'naughty' and was found to be putting them 'at risk of harm'.

Is this a record for the most twins starting Year 7?

Is this a record for the most twins starting Year 7?

Six sets of twins starting school at the same time! They’re seeing double at this college.

Students who ‘torched’ school backed by principal

premium_icon Students who ‘torched’ school backed by principal

Three private students who snuck off from a sleepover are thought to have started a fire that gutted a school.

Teen’s lunch sparks furious debate among mums

Teen’s lunch sparks furious debate among mums

At first glance it looks just like a regular school lunch — but this photo has sparked a fiery debate among mums online.

School goes into lockdown after alleged stabbing

premium_icon School goes into lockdown after alleged stabbing

A special school on the Gold Coast went into lockdown after a student allegedly stabbed a teacher with a pair of scissors.