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What's in a school motto? Virtue and service among many manly deeds

What's in a school motto? Virtue and service among many manly deeds

If the language of our school sayings teaches us anything it's that the sexes have not been created equal.

  • by Sandy Plunkett

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'Political fix': Why Morrison's school funding deal is a dud
Opinion
Education

'Political fix': Why Morrison's school funding deal is a dud

All those who care about equity and fairness should be outraged, but it is poorer Catholics who should be especially upset about this deal.

  • by Adrian Piccoli
The Canberra school where lunchboxes are bursting with strawberries
Education

The Canberra school where lunchboxes are bursting with strawberries

Some parents are packing lunchboxes with (sliced) strawberries to support embattled berry farmers through the needle sabotage crisis.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Punish universities if they won't protect freedom of speech
Opinion
Education

Punish universities if they won't protect freedom of speech

If the governors of the universities fail to protect intellectual freedom, the federal government should take matters into its own hands.

  • by Tom Switzer
Canberra Catholic schools 'saved' after federal funding hit
Education

Canberra Catholic schools 'saved' after federal funding hit

The funding is expected to restore about $220 million to Canberra's Catholic schools over the next decade, but there's no new money for public schools.

  • by Sherryn Groch
WA primary schools to make play a priority for 2019
Education

WA primary schools to make play a priority for 2019

Education experts, teachers and parents had warned the demise of play-based learning for Australian four and five year olds in schools was a crisis demanding attention.

  • by Daile Cross
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How an entire class scored zero in their NAPLAN test
Education

How an entire class scored zero in their NAPLAN test

A "teacher stuff-up" has been blamed for NAPLAN results being deemed inadmissible and withheld from a group of Illawarra students.

  • by Agron Latifi
The Brisbane street split in two by changes to prestigious school zone
Education

The Brisbane street split in two by changes to prestigious school zone

Row over popular state high school’s catchment divides South Brisbane.

  • by Alison Brown
Victorian non-government schools the big winners in funding fix
Education

Victorian non-government schools the big winners in funding fix

Victorian private schools are the big winners of the Morrison government's new school funding deal, and are set to receive an extra $1.49 billion over the next decade, more than any other state.

  • by Henrietta Cook & Michael Koziol
ACT government to back down on school bus cuts
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Education

ACT government to back down on school bus cuts

The government was flooded with more than 13,000 responses to its proposed new bus network.

  • by Sherryn Groch
'Starving' non-government schools fight for funds ahead of state poll
Education

'Starving' non-government schools fight for funds ahead of state poll

Catholic schools have accused the Andrews government of 'starving' them of support for capital works.

  • by Henrietta Cook