Bianca Hall Children will begin to be taught sexual education by as young as seven, a Senate estimates hearing was told yesterday.
Bianca Hall The business sector has called on the states and territories to back Prime Minister Julia Gillard's plan to give every student the chance to study an Asian language by 2025.
Bianca Hall One in four young Australians do not work or study despite Australia's growing wealth.
Emma Macdonald, Bianca Hall The ACT government has welcomed the Gonski review's streamlined needs-based funding system for Australian schools, saying it was prepared to invest more in education if the Commonwealth and other...
Bianca Hall ONLY the best and brightest will be able to get into university teaching courses under the federal government's reform package to improve the educational outcomes of the nation's children.
Bianca Hall Only the best and brightest will be able to get into university teaching courses, under the federal government's reform package to improve the educational outcomes of the nation's children.
Bianca Hall The federal government launched a bitter assault on Liberal states yesterday, saying Tuesday's state budgets that slashed education and health funding are a sign of what's to come under a federal...
Dan Harrison, Bianca Hall OF ALL the scars the Labor Party carries from Mark Latham's turbulent 13-month reign as leader, perhaps the most visible ones can be seen in its approach to school funding.
Bianca Hall School funding levels are no guarantee of good student results, a report to be released today reveals.
Bianca Hall, Emma Macdonald Canberra will be the site of a ''grassroots, nationwide discussion'' on school funding this week as Prime Minister Julia Gillard defers any firm commitments to the Gonski review of funding and...
Bianca Hall The federal government spent yesterday trying to dodge leadership questions and talk up the most comprehensive review of the the education sector in almost 40 years.
Bianca Hall The Australian Education Union has called on the federal government to include an emergency $175 million ''equity package'' in this year's budget, with national literacy and numeracy programs...
Bianca Hall A group of education consultants is urging Australian parents to withdraw their children from next month's annual NAPLAN tests, saying they are damaging children's creativity.
Bianca Hall A GROUP of education consultants is encouraging Australian parents to withdraw their children from next month's annual NAPLAN tests, saying they are damaging children's creativity.
Bianca Hall Performance bonuses for high-performing teachers should be shelved, the Productivity Commission has recommended.
Bianca Hall Most Australian schools employing student welfare officers hired religious chaplains, figures released this week show.
Bianca Hall Students will be encouraged to use Twitter, blogs and Facebook as study tools in the new Civics and Citizenship curriculum.
Bianca Hall Education Minister Peter Garrett says painstaking work to overhaul Australia's school-funding arrangements continues, but it's far from clear the work will be finished this year.
Bianca Hall THE School Education Minister, Peter Garrett, says painstaking work to overhaul Australia's school funding arrangements continues, but it is far from clear the work will be finished this year.
Bianca Hall A $540 MILLION government scheme to lift numeracy and literacy rates has made no discernible difference to the performance of schools taking part, an audit of the program found.