News and views from the wider educational sector with a Good Education Group perspective.

10th March 2016

Top Queensland schools in 2015

With the release of the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority's Year 12 Outcomes report, the top-performing schools in Queensland for 2015 have now been revealed.

The facts about cut-off scores and university entry

07th March 2016

The facts about cut-off scores and university entry

As a parent, there's a lot to take in when your child starts Year 12. One of the main sources of concern is your child's final marks (ATAR or OP).

Your child's Year 12 survival checklist

10th February 2016

Your child's Year 12 survival checklist

With the new school year upon us, Year 12 students are feeling mixed emotions. We offer some of our best tips to help your child 'survive' Year 12 in one piece.

Victoria opens two P-Tech schools

02nd February 2016

Victoria opens two P-Tech schools

The Pathways in Technology (P-Tech) model is being unveiled in Victorian schools as part of the federal government's innovation and science agenda.

National youth survey reveals students' concerns beyond school

14th January 2016

National youth survey reveals students' concerns beyond school

The results from Mission Australia's annual Youth Survey have been released, with the 2015 report providing a spotlight on students' future work and study plans, as well as their concerns.

Your state's top schools for 2015

08th January 2016

Your state's top schools for 2015

With the release of ATARs and final results in December, the top schools for 2015 have been revealed.

Summer holiday activities in your state

10th December 2015

Summer holiday activities in your state

If you're racking your brain trying to think of ways to keep the kids busy, we take a look at some of the activities happening in your state - from Christmas celebrations to events and festivals in the new year and beyond.

Tips for career planning with your child

23rd November 2015

Tips for career planning with your child

As a parent, you play a vital role in helping your child sift through their career options. Read on for a few tips to help you approach the careers conversation.

National curriculum update

11th November 2015

National curriculum update

Implementation of the Australian Curriculum has continued in 2015, with all states and territories now teaching the national syllabus for English, Mathematics and Science from Foundation to Year 10.

How is Australia dealing with the STEM crisis?

02nd November 2015

How is Australia dealing with the STEM crisis?

With low uptake of science and mathematics subjects by school students and dwindling interest in related tertiary courses, there's much to be done to raise the appeal of STEM disciplines.

What is 'enterprise education'?

23rd October 2015

What is 'enterprise education'?

You may have heard the term 'enterprise education'. We explain what it is, how it's used in schools and why it's important.

Government puts university fee deregulation on hold

12th October 2015

Government puts university fee deregulation on hold

If your child is looking at their post-school study options, you may be concerned about the higher education reforms introduced in last year's Federal Budget - primarily the proposed deregulation of university fees.

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