ABC News, 30 Jan 2018
A Brisbane high school
has angered a number of students and parents by insisting that
the heels on all shoes worn to school be no less than 5mm and no
more than 20mm in height...
Minister backs shoe
detentions, ABC News, 6 Feb 2018
ABC News, 30 Jan 2018
Government MPs say
emails supporting the AEU's Quality Education campaign had been
sent to them in the name of teachers who were unaware of the
emails, but AEU state president Helen Richardson says teachers'
details came from an online petition where teachers could have
opted out of their names being used...
Education policy in 2018
The Conversation (opinion by Megan O'Connell and
Charlene Smith), 29 Jan 2018
Education policy in 2018 is expected to focus on funding for all
sectors and the outcomes of reviews, two academics write...
No robo-marking of essays
ABC News, 29 Jan 2018
NAPLAN's plan to use computers to mark
essays has been abandoned, the Education Council has confirmed...
March 3 poll
ABC News, 28 Jan 2018
Tasmanians are to have a state
election on Saturday 3 March, premier Will Hodgman will announce
later this morning...
Super blue blood moon on
The New Daily, 26 Jan 2018
A rare combination of
a super moon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse will occur
this Wednesday evening for one hour and 16 minutes...
Best places to see super
blue blood moon, space.com, 29 Jan 2018
Tasmanians to miss out on trifecta, The Examiner, 30 Jan
ABC News, 27 Jan 2018
premier Lara Giddings has given birth to a baby girl weighing
Add more Australian history to curriculum
The Chronicle (opinion by Paul Murray, Sky News), 27 Jan 2018
A recent survey revealed that today's young
people are insufficiently aware of events and institutions that
have shaped the Australia of today, a TV journalist writes...
Maths teacher is Local Hero of
ABC News, 26 Jan 2018
NSW maths teacher Eddie Woo has won the
Local Hero of the Year Australia Day award for his WooTube maths
Add yoga to curriculum
The Conversation (opinion by Michaela Pascoe), 25 Jan 2018
Including yoga in the
school curriculum would help students reduce stress and improve
their resilience, a researcher says...
Cross over curriculum
ABC News, 24 Jan 2018
The basics, Western
history and civics should be given greater emphasis in
Victoria's version of the Australian Curriculum than the current
cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal culture, Asian
engagement and sustainability, Victoria's Coalition Opposition
says in an education plan...
Another curriculum change
not needed, say teachers, ABC News, 25 Jan 2018
nprEd, 23 Jan 2018
Exposure to extreme
stress in childhood can adversely affect a child's brain
development, hormonal system and lifetime health issues, a US
Add #MeToo movement to curriculum
Yahoo! News, 22 Jan 2018
Discussion of the #MeToo sexual harassment
revolution should be included in the school curriculum, experts
#MeToo movement a
moment, SBS News, 23 Jan 2018
Live CCTV streaming from all
The Guardian, 20 Jan 2018
Closed-circuit TV cameras will be installed
in every classroom in each of Delhi's 1,000 schools to enable
parents to monitor their children's classroom via a mobile phone
Kristie Johnston returned as mayor
ABC News, 16 Jan 2018
Alderman Kristie Johnston has
been overwhelmingly returned as Glenorchy's
mayor, with more than 15,000 votes out of less than
Glenorchy results, Tas Electoral Commission
TasTAFE change manager soon
Tas Govt media release, 12 Jan 2018
A change manager will soon be appointed to oversee
the implementation of investigative audits at TasTAFE, education
minister Jeremy Rockliff said today...
Ban social media use by
ABC News, 12 Jan 2018
Children under 12 years of age should not be on
social media at all, youth mental health expert Dr Michael
Carr-Gregg said, following the suicide of 14-year-old Amy
'Dolly' Everett who had been bullied online...
Teach children to create a positive
The Conversation (opinion by Rachel Buchanan), 12
From the last two years of
primary school onwards, children should be taught how to create
a positive online presence, an education academic writes...