23rd December 2011

Mid-year VCE exams come to an end

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority will scrap mid-year VCE exams in 2013.

Results of NSW school obesity study released

05th December 2011

Results of NSW school obesity study released

A study into the rates of obesity in school-aged children in NSW has revealed that obesity rates are holding steady at 23 per cent.

How to support your child through Year 12 exams

28th October 2011

How to support your child through Year 12 exams

As the end of the month draws near, so too do the end of year exams and stressful times for many Year 12 students and their parents.

Students to trial VCE thesis subject

12th October 2011

Students to trial VCE thesis subject

Up to 15 Victorian schools will next year be trialling a proposed new thesis subject for Year 12 VCE students.

Changes to National School Chaplaincy Program

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.

2011 NAPLAN results look promising

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.

Languages in Victorian schools

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.

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