Corinne Campbell

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Western Queensland parents concerned for youngest students as Year 7 high school move looms

Parents in remote towns across western Queensland say they would rather move to larger cities than send children to boarding school at a young age …

Doubts raised on Gonski funding deal

"To disclose the documents would be to reveal those negotiations in a matter where there is competition between states and at a premature stage where …

Australia

Skyscraper schools: Sydney Business Chamber plans to merge schools into high-rise buildings to free up land in Western Sydney

STUDENTS would attend schools in high-rise towers with grassed rooftop and enclosed playing areas under a NSW Sydney Business Chamber proposal to …

National School Chaplaincy Program: Tasmania wants secular counsellors included in scheme

The Tasmanian Government is pushing the Commonwealth to include secular workers in its $250 million National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP).<p>The …

Armed intruder threatens staff, students at Sydney Islamic school: reports

Ms Veiszadeh said she believed the man did not manage to get inside the classroom because the doors were locked, but he later fled into an office and …

Australian Defence Force

Second person charged with screaming abuse outside Catholic school

Police<p>Just before 4pm on Tuesday, a small red car, with two male occupants, drove past Maronite College of the Holy Family on Alice Street at Harris …

Should school lunch boxes be monitored?

<b>YES, SAYS SARAH WILSON</b>

School declares war on junk food in lunchboxes: North Sydney Demonstration School to get rid of sugar

A lower north shore school has declared war on sugary junk food, with teachers now monitoring students’ lunchboxes.

School autonomy deals done in ACT, SA

THE federal government is trumpeting deals on school autonomy months after they were signed with two Labor state governments.

Government

Education Department off to court

U.S. Dept. of Education

Teachers protest cuts

About 400 people, many of them teachers, were at an afterschool rally in Darwin outside Parliament House to demand the government cancel plans to axe …

Nocookies

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English may be forced on students

Ms Burch said stakeholders would be consulted and students would be given an adequate phase-in period so as not to be disadvantaged.<p>Ms Burch noted …

Education

Better training for science and mathematics teachers

A University of Queensland program designed to improve the quality of mathematics and science teachers has attracted $2.2 million in funding from the …

Education

'Appalling' conditions in Indigenous schools

(Transcript from World News Australia Radio)<p>Poor school building maintenance, and badly-planned study courses.<p>They're two of the reasons being put …

The Pyne wars in education begin

You can expect teachers, especially public school teachers, to start this next school term with heightened feelings of combativeness.The usual amount …

Education

South Australian primary school week to be shortened over union complaints about teachers having to supervise children’s lunches

PARENTS will be inconvenienced and primary students will receive less teaching time as the school day is shortened because union complaints about …

Children of working mums do better at school

This allowed the researchers to compare the academic results of 15-year-olds whose mothers worked with those who had stay- at-home mothers.<p>Because …

Louise Brosnan pulled her boys out St Kevin’s Primary School at Geebung after Wi-Fi was installed

BRISBANE mother Louise Brosnan pulled both her boys out of a school that installed Wi-Fi this year.

Warning to school kids on wi-fi

AUSTRALIAN schools are introducing wi-fi into classrooms despite questions over the long-term safety of the wireless technology.<p>The influential …

Wi-Fi

The worst school in New South Wales and it’s being bulldozed

A HIGH school branded the “worst” in the state because of the shocking and dangerous state of its classrooms will be given a $5 million makeover.

Compassion needed to keep siblings together

Rapid urban consolidation and young families choosing to live close to the city are putting pressure on schools. According to the department's own …

Planning failure leaves inner city short on schools

After an outcry from parents about playgrounds being taken over by demountables as student numbers in the north surged by 30 per cent in some areas, …

Inner Cities

New education body wins support

Acting chief executive of NSW Institute of Teachers: Carol Taylor. Picture: John Veage<p>THE state government will introduce new education reforms aimed …

Education

Enrol in less popular schools: minister

Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has rejected claims of a school enrolment ''crisis'' in inner Sydney or that new schools are urgently needed, …

Radical shake-up in teacher training

Health

Shake-up to hit state school principals

The document says the principal assessments are expected to extend to teachers and<p>support staff, including marking staff with a ''balanced …

Education

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