Staying after class has never been this fun.
Public universities could be pushed into a "precarious" financial position if their funding is cut in the federal budget, the peak body representing Australian universities has warned.
Five months after graduating from university as a language teacher, Anna Du Plessis was asked to teach geography.
With the younger generation learning to code before they learn to read, today's high school students need to quickly catch up.
Students will not be taught the new advanced HSC maths courses until 2019, after teachers and academics were highly critical of the draft syllabuses and warned they should be delayed rather than rushed in.
The body responsible for tertiary admissions moves to 'reduce the stress' of the month-long wait students currently face.
PISA results conclude Australian students driven to do well during and after high school.
A 3½-hour critical reading, writing and mathematics test is at the centre of a booming tutoring market.
The NSW education minister, Rob Stokes, will dump the Safe Schools program and replace it with a new anti-bullying strategy when federal funding for the program runs out later this year.
Girls who finished year 12 at a private school are most likely to go to university, as the gap between independent, Catholic and government school students who go on to higher education widens to its highest level in recent years.
A new report, using the results from the largest ever high school survey of its kind, found there was a gender gap between boys and girls on most measures of student engagement and wellbeing.
At one school, parents says there are 60 girls to a toilet and children access the playground in shifts.
Students from both Canberra universities earned a wage above the national median starting salary of $56,000.
More than 100 teachers at the elite Sydney girls' school, Kambala, signed a motion of no confidence in the former principal, Debra Kelliher.
The phonics check will be based on the UK model of a 5-7 minute test in which students are asked to read aloud 40 real and made-up words.
The government has rejected the recommendations of an independent report into scripture teaching in the state's schools which would have forced providers to track student enrolment numbers and let students who opt out get on with their regular class work during scripture class time.
The principal of Kambala School has resigned after parents and teachers mounted a campaign to have her removed.
As Alison Boston begins the hunt for a school for her four-year-old daughter Sadie, she knows one thing: she won't choose one that forces girls to wear skirts or dresses.
Year 12 students who fail to meet the state government's new literacy and numeracy standard and do not receive their HSC will still be able to get an ATAR and go to university, the body responsible for admissions has confirmed.
Mass brawls each week and teachers refusing to set foot in parts of the playground were common at Bass Hill Public School.
He was simply told he would be made a principal at another school, according to court documents.
Sydney's Catholic schools will have selective entrance tests for the first time this year, with high schools across the diocese to offer places in selective streams for gifted and talented students.
Former NSW education minister Adrian Piccoli has been appointed an honorary professor in the University of NSW's School of Education.
The former principal of Punchbowl Boys High was suddenly removed from his position last month.
Australian Human Rights Commission accused of "betraying" thousands of university students through "unconscionable research" that never received full ethics approval.
It started with a simple offer to use their business contacts to help kickstart some fundraising for their kids' school fete. But for a group of dads, planning the fair quickly became a much bigger proposition.
Australia is failing to produce enough home-grown engineers and has an unbalanced workforce in the sector which carries potential future risk, according to an industry report.
Students will once again have to study a novel for their HSC after the state's exam board amended the new English syllabuses.
Students have a "dire" lack of interest in pursing a career in maths, with just out 8 out of 6,492 students expressing a desire to work in maths when they finish school.
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes has backed recommendations calling for an overhaul of university teaching courses to improve 'digital literacy'.