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Machines don't care about making society flourish, but teachers do.
NEW DELHI -- Over 300 girl students were hospitalised today after toxic fumes spread due to chemical leakage at a container depot near two schools in southeast Delhi's Tughlakabad area. The students o...
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Accurate sex education is a basic human right.
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Cutting school funding is a bad place to start.
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These kids just want help.
The phone calls could originate from overseas.
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A teacher was so astounded by a pupil's approach to a maths problem, they felt compelled to share it on Reddit. While not the answer the teacher was expecting, the child did display a skill for thinki...
The funding is like manna from heaven.
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One student was at a school carnival when pricked by a needle.
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When I went to a state school, I didn't derail my education, cut class or get high behind the toilet block. My classmates didn't deal drugs out of their lockers or vandalise the desks. Sure, there were a few kids who were wild, but you'll find those in any school -- the private kids just wear fancier uniforms, drive nicer cars and take more expensive drugs.
Children's reading habits are declining and, for once, it's not only technology to blame. Parents and schools are being urged to create 'reading communities' and allow children to choose their own boo...
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has reaffirmed his government's commitment to LGBTI education program Safe Schools Coalition, as doubts linger over the framework's future at a federal level. After a...
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has flagged a proposal for the Federal Government to transfer responsibility for funding public state schools to the states themselves, while continuing to fund private...
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As a bisexual student with many gender diverse and sexually diverse friends, I am listening to this debate and wondering: have any of the politicians who are so adamant about what is best for students actually asked us?
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Globally, 65 million girls are not in school. Of the 774 million people who are illiterate around the world, two-thirds are women. There are 33 million fewer girls in primary school than boys. Why do...
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That people are bullied, victimised, and even assaulted because of their sexuality in contemporary Australia is completely unacceptable.
Using your fingers to trace maths problems can make a huge difference to how you understand and solve problems. A new study by University of Sydney shows students who trace maths problems with their f...
At least 10 schools in New South Wales and Victoria have been placed in lockdown or evacuated their students after a series of threats were made on Friday. An automated threatening phone message was r...
It might be difficult for some people to believe but there are those among us who find the task of ‘back-to-school shopping’ somewhat stressful. Sure, the lengthy queues to get your child’s precious...
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A six-year-old boy has been removed from prestigious Trinity Grammar School and at least eight others offered counselling after a string of sexual abuses among the Year One pupils. The abuses involved...
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One of the greatest life challenges is facing the transition from high school to university. It’s a place where you’re no longer spoon-fed information by teachers. Instead, young people are left to ta...
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Now is the time for governments of all Australian states and territories to act; to follow Victoria's lead, and to change their legislation, so that the wounds of those who have endured such dreadful mistreatment can finally begin to heal.
Religion is a big part of our society, and ignoring it in schools doesn't diminish that fact. ISIS will continue to flourish in a world where misinformation and fear is propagated, leading to the marginalisation of too many young people.
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A 14-year-old boy was arrested by police in Texas after a homemade clock he wanted to show his school teachers was mistaken for a bomb. Ahmed Mohamed told US media that he had made a clock at home and...
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My career has seen the greatest revolution in teaching since the industrial revolution concept of schooling was developed, and it all has to do with technology.
Allow school classrooms to get rid of chairs. Let children have a post-lunch nap. Scrap the ‘industrial’ concept of grades; then we’ll have a new generation of creative geniuses. That’s the view of te...
For the good of the wellbeing of our children, we need to get over this notion that a child needs a mother and a father to reach their potential. There is absolutely no scientific basis for concluding that LGBTIQ parents are any less fit or capable than heterosexual parents. None at all.