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How to prepare your child to move out of home

How to prepare your child to move out of home

If your child is getting ready to move out of home, our checklist can help.
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What to do if your child wants to change schools

What to do if your child wants to change schools

It can be difficult to know what to do when your child wants to change schools. To help, we've provided a short checklist to help you navigate the process.
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Queensland OP system under review

Queensland OP system under review

The Queensland Government has commissioned the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to review its school leaver assessment rank, the Overall Position (OP).
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Victoria signs up to Better Schools Plan

Victoria signs up to Better Schools Plan

Victoria has reached an agreement with the federal government on the Better Schools Plan that will see the state's schools receive an extra $12.2 billion of funding over the next six years.
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Digital learning in Australian classrooms

Digital learning in Australian classrooms

A new report by the federal government's Digital Education Advisory Group (DEAG) has stressed the importance of transforming teaching and learning through digital education.
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Food policies at your child's school

Food policies at your child's school

Australian schools are getting more and more conscious about food policies, both to cater for children with allergies and to teach students about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
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The benefits of student exchange for your child

The benefits of student exchange for your child

If you are considering broadening your child's secondary school experience, what better way than through a student exchange?
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What the Asian Century means for your child

What the Asian Century means for your child

With Asia's rise on the world stage in what is being called the 'Asian Century', the Australian Government has released a White Paper listing a number of goals to be achieved by 2025. But what does this mean for your child?
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Top-five schooling systems goal in doubt after international tests

Top-five schooling systems goal in doubt after international tests

Results of international reading, mathematics and science tests have shown that Australia's education standards are falling behind international benchmarks.
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Gonski school funding reform bill introduced to parliament

Gonski school funding reform bill introduced to parliament

The Australian Education Bill has been introduced to parliament in response to the Gonski review of school funding.
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When should children start school?

When should children start school?

Every now and then, questions arise about the right age for children to start school. Some worry about the best age for primary school entry, others about the maturity level required before children can (or should) progress to secondary school.
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How to help your child prepare for secondary school

How to help your child prepare for secondary school

If your child is getting ready to make the move to secondary school, there are a few things you can do to ensure a smooth transition.
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Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

Single-sex versus coeducational schooling

One of the biggest concerns (and sources of confusion!) for parents deciding where to send their children is whether to send them to a coeducational or single-sex school.
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How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

How have the government's efforts to 'close the gap' affected education?

A report released by the New South Wales Auditor-General has indicated that no significant progress has been made over the past ten years in terms of improving literacy among Indigenous students.
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Coalition rejects Gonski reforms

Coalition rejects Gonski reforms

The Coalition Government has revealed that it will repeal any legislation passed to introduce the Gonski reforms if elected next year.
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