07th October 2011

Changes to National School Chaplaincy Program

The Australian Government has announced that it will be introducing changes to the National School Chaplaincy Program.

23rd September 2011

2011 NAPLAN results look promising

The preliminary results from the 2011 NAPLAN tests are looking promising, with more than 90 per cent of students who took part in the literacy and numeracy testing meeting the minimum national standard.

21st September 2011

NSW delays national curriculum

The NSW Government has announced that it will delay its implementation of the national curriculum until 2014.

29th July 2011

Languages in Victorian schools

The Baillieu government is threatening to deviate from the new national curriculum over its downplaying of language teaching.

28th July 2011

NAPLAN tests may go online

As this year's NAPLAN tests took place in Year 3, 5, 7 and 9 classrooms around Australia, the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) confirmed that is investigating the possibility of offering the tests online in the future.

28th July 2011

Victorian schools go green

As Australia and the world begins to implement a range of green measures to protect the environment and promote sustainable living, Victorian schools are doing the same.

28th July 2011

Religion in Victorian Government schools

In recent months Victoria has been in uproar over the issue of religious education in government schools.

28th July 2011

Maths and science initiatives to be cut

Victoria's $57 million maths and sciences coaches program will be discontinued at the end of the year as part of the $441 million in cuts to be made to the education budget over the next four years.

28th July 2011

Cyber bullying in schools

Schools, parents and children in Melbourne and across the country are struggling to deal with the effects of cyber bullying.

28th July 2011

Australian Government review of school funding

Schools across Australia are set for change as a result of the current Review of Funding for Schooling, the first comprehensive review that the nation has undergone since 1973.

01st May 2011

2010 NAPLAN results released

The results from the 2010 national literacy and numeracy tests (NAPLAN), conducted across Australia in May last year, have been released.

29th April 2011

iPads in Victorian secondary schools

The Victorian Government is trialing Apple's iPad in a number of schools to gauge how tablet technology impacts on students, teachers and parents.

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