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HSC exams end and life after school looms for 70,000 students

HSC exams end and life after school looms for 70,000 students

More than 4000 year 12 students sat the drama exam on Friday afternoon, marking the end of this year's HSC.

  • by Pallavi Singhal

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The Canberra school with its own 3-acre farm and a very polite rooster
Farming

The Canberra school with its own 3-acre farm and a very polite rooster

There’s some new kids on campus at the University of Canberra High School Kaleen. They just happen to be baby goats.

  • by Sherryn Groch
'I couldn't protect the other kids': Teachers speak out on violence
Workplace safety

'I couldn't protect the other kids': Teachers speak out on violence

On average, six teachers report violence in Canberra classrooms every day, and some say their pleas for help are still going unheeded.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Three HSC students escorted to exams while under investigation for sex assault
HSC

Three HSC students escorted to exams while under investigation for sex assault

The year 12 students allegedly sexually assaulted a male year 10 student at their school in Sydney's west.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Schools' letter misinterpreted as homophobic, Anglican Archbishop says
High school

Schools' letter misinterpreted as homophobic, Anglican Archbishop says

The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney says his schools did not ask for and do not want exemptions from the Sex Discrimination Act but are seeking "a positive right to religious freedom".

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Sexting now viewed as social norm among teenagers, researcher warns
Schools

Sexting now viewed as social norm among teenagers, researcher warns

Children as young as 13 think all their friends are sexting and nearly 40 per cent of them say they actually are.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
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'It's satisfying': Why Jane, 60, swapped neuroscience for teaching
High school

'It's satisfying': Why Jane, 60, swapped neuroscience for teaching

A course that trains teachers on the job is becoming increasingly popular with career-changers.

  • by Jordan Baker
There is a better way of teaching bored Australian students
Education

There is a better way of teaching bored Australian students

Disengaged students are being given individualised lesson plans to spark their interest. Could the approach spark wider educational reform?

  • by Sharon Bradley
Inside the first public school to produce a Liberal PM
High school

Inside the first public school to produce a Liberal PM

To celebrate the centenary of Canterbury Boys' High School, its most famous graduate, former prime minister John Howard, took a walk down memory lane.

  • by Jordan Baker
'More confident': How the 2018 HSC physics exam compared with previous years
HSC

'More confident': How the 2018 HSC physics exam compared with previous years

Two students give their verdict on the exam for the most male-dominated science subject.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Quarter of high school teachers say they are bullied
High school

Quarter of high school teachers say they are bullied

Nearly a quarter of high school teachers in NSW public schools say they have been bullied in the past year and more have seen a bullying incident in that time.

  • by Pallavi Singhal