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National

National

Chaplains To Be Banned From Public Schools In Canberra

1 min read

The ACT government will ban chaplains from public schools in Canberra from the end of the year by withdrawing from the School Chaplaincy program.

Mehreen Faruqi

Mehreen Faruqi

Why We Need To Make Uni And TAFE Free Again

3 min read

Study, assignments, parties, and new friends await tens of thousands of students starting uni and TAFE this month. So does an enormous debt.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Toxic Toast? Turns Out Toast Can Expose People To Toxic Air Pollution

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Richard Holden

Richard Holden

Why We Should (Carefully) Consider Paying Kids To Learn

5 min read

Over the past 15 years, we’ve seen a decline in the performance of Australian school students on international tests.

National

National

More Than 14,000 Back Principal Filmed Dragging Student

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A school principal who was filmed dragging a student by the arm has experienced an outpouring of public support.

News

News

Hundreds Of Parents Back Principal Who Dragged Student By The Arm

2 min read

More than 700 parents have signed a petition calling for a Melbourne principal to be reinstated after a video emerged of him dragging a primary school-aged pupil along the ground.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Charges Cheating Ex $180 To Talk To Her

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

'Putting Your Kids First' With Private Education Is Smashing Hip Pockets

4 min read

When Scott Nailon's first son was on the way, he and his wife  -- like many parents -- had some important decisions to make.

National

National

'Astounding': NSW Students Sent HSC Certificates With The Wrong Date

1 min read

The NSW Government has apologised after high school graduates were sent HSC certificates with the wrong date.

National

National

Labor Calls For Teaching Degrees To Only Take Top 30 Percent Of Students

2 min read

Labor says it's imperative the standards for entering teaching degrees from high school are raised.

Features

Features

Crescendo Program Gives Underprivileged Kids A Taste For The Classics

1 min read

Gifts of violins bring orchestral flair to Perth’s outskirts

National

National

Believe In Your Voice: Malala's Empowering Message To Young Girls

2 min read

In front of a standing crowd in Sydney Malala Yousafzai had an empowering message for young people: "Do not let your age stop you from changing the world".

HSC

HSC

Sandra Sully On Exam Results: 'I Never Had A Plan'

2 min read

My note to all school-leavers this week.

News

News

Children And Teens Watching Porn For 'Technique'

4 min read

Why some experts wants children as young as six and seven to be taught about porn.

World

World

Woman Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Faking Primary School Diploma

1 min read

The harsh penalty was issued after it was revealed the 53-year-old had only finished Year 5 but had shown forged papers that she had completed Year 6.

National

National

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About Sexual Assault?

4 min read

Should we be teaching kids about sexual assault, or are we forcing them into a cycle of fear?

National

National

Australian Teens Aren't Happy With Their High School Education

4 min read

A UNICEF Australia survey of over 1000 secondary students found they want to learn practical skills, like budgeting and finding a job.

National

National

Revealed: The Best Uni Degrees if You Want To Get A Job Fast

3 min read

Want to earn big money soon after leaving uni? Avoid science, hospitality and psychology.

World

World

Five-Year-Old Boy Applies For School With 15-Page Resume

2 min read

He may be just five-years-old, but this boy has already achieved more than most of us will in a lifetime.

Good News

Good News

How The Birth Of Andrea's Daughter Led To A Lifelong Mission

3 min read

Andrea Francolini travelled to the northern mountains of Pakistan to photograph polo in 2008, and while doing so, fell in love with the country.

Good News

Good News

The Australian Photographer And His Mission For Education In Pakistan

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Andrea Francolini's poignant photographs show the difficulties of getting an education in the Nagar valley in Pakistan.

Crime

Crime

Girls' Brutal Plan To Murder Classmates Uncovered

1 min read

Two girls plotted to stab classmates to death and drink their blood, cops say.

Views

Views

Force Your Child To Learn Another Language, They'll One Day Thank You For It

4 min read

In Australia, the experience of other countries and cultures is mostly embraced through food. And I believe, we are really missing out.

Tech

Tech

Do We Need To Learn Other Languages When Tech Can Do The Work For Us?

3 min read

As technologists get closer to a product that can translate conversations in real-time, ten daily examines just how much could be lost in translation.

National

National

Words Of Wisdom To Year 12 Students, From Former Grads Who Are Thriving

3 min read

When William Clifton-Andrews was in the thick of his HSC, life was happening outside the exam room. 

News

News

The Man Behind Sesame Street's Big Bird Flies The Coop

1 min read

After almost 50 years playing the most iconic characters on the world's most famous street, Caroll Spinney is retiring.

National

National

ADHD Diagnosis More Likely For Younger Children In Classroom: Report

2 min read

Researchers have warned of the dangers of labelling after an international study found the youngest children in classrooms are more likely to be 'diagnosed' with ADHD.

National

National

No School Should Discriminate Against Gay Kids: PM

2 min read

The Prime Minister has come out in support for gay kids attending religious schools, ending his near-silence on the debate which has been raging since Wednesday.

National

National

Calls To Strip Religious Schools Of Government Funding

2 min read

Religious schools should be stripped of government funding if they continue to 'discriminate' against LGBTI students and teachers, say a number of politicians and commentators from across the ideological divide.

National

National

Religious Freedom Review Unlocks Horrible Memories For Former Students

2 min read

The Federal Government's Religious Freedom Review wants to give all religious schools the right to refuse and ban LGTBIQ students and teachers.

National

National

School Kicks Uber Eats Off The Playground, Literally

2 min read

An Australian school has been forced to crack down on kids ordering Uber Eats directly to the school.

National

National

School Suspension Linked To Problems Later In Life

3 min read

Young students are often being suspended for "disruptive" rather than extreme behaviours, according to new research.

News

News

Battle of the Brainiacs: Girls and Foreign Students The Most Motivated

1 min read

It's battle of the brainiacs, and Aussies (well, a select few) are among the winners.

Health

Health

Should Australia Consider Pushing Back School Start Times Like U.S?

3 min read

"If adolescents don't start getting more sleep, it's going to come back and bite them".

Views

Views

We Must Keep #Scomophobia Out Of Our Classrooms

5 min read

I’m not sure why their skin would “curl”, but mine was certainly crawling after hearing their conversation.

National

National

NOPLAN: Writing Results At Lowest Level Since Test Introduced

5 min read

This year's results show writing levels have fallen to their lowest since NAPLAN was introduced.

Daniel Steele

Daniel Steele

Why NAPLAN Ticks The Boxes For Students And Teachers

5 min read

It’s around this point of the year that discussions around NAPLAN, the problem with our education system and the sufferances of teachers come to light.

National

National

What Gets Millennials Worked Up: Their World, In Their Words

3 min read

And no, its not having to pay for Wi-Fi or Snapchat dropping their favourite filter.

Tech

Tech

These Robots Are Helping Sick Kids Stay In School

2 min read

More than 6000 children in Australia miss out on school due to illness or injury.

News

News

Drag Queens Use Glamour To Teach Acceptance To Children

1 min read

In order to promote gender acceptance, these fabulous Drag Queens are using books and a bit of sparkle to help children understand we should all be kind to each other.