Gonski school funding reform details released

12th May 2014

Gonski school funding reform details released

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has released her plan for school funding reform as part of the federal government's National Plan for School Improvement. Here we summarise the key details of the government's proposed new funding scheme.

04th April 2014

Sampling tertiary study during the high school years

If your child is in their last few years of school, you may not be aware that they can sample tertiary study before they graduate.

Selective entry schooling in Victoria

13th March 2014

Selective entry schooling in Victoria

Selective entry schools provide an alternative to mainstream schooling for academically gifted students. There are four government sector selective entry high schools in Victoria.

Early childhood programs and their benefits

11th March 2014

Early childhood programs and their benefits

Early childhood programs are an important first step towards compulsory schooling, giving children a head start on their education and the skills necessary to succeed in their first year of school.

Five tips for parents of new Year 12s

11th February 2014

Five tips for parents of new Year 12s

The thought of your child starting Year 12 can be daunting. To make the year ahead as smooth as possible, we've come up with five tips for approaching your child's final year at school.

School leadership opportunities for your child

07th February 2014

School leadership opportunities for your child

As early as primary school, your child will have numerous opportunities to hone their leadership potential.

Survey reveals the cost of an Australian school education

23rd January 2014

Survey reveals the cost of an Australian school education

A survey conducted by the Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) has exposed the price of an Australian school education, revealing the costs parents can expect to pay to put their children through the government, Catholic and independent school sectors.

Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

22nd January 2014

Private school fees soar in comparison between government, independent and Catholic schools

Adding to ongoing discussion about the cost of education in Australia, figures released by the Australian Scholarships Group this week have highlighted the increasing cost of private schooling in comparison to government and Catholic schooling.

Victorian Government announces plans for online school exams

10th January 2014

Victorian Government announces plans for online school exams

Victorian school exams could soon be completed online under an assessment overhaul proposed by the state government.

Five ways to keep your child busy over the holidays

09th December 2013

Five ways to keep your child busy over the holidays

Keeping your kids busy over the holidays can be a challenge. Luckily, our five tips can help.

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

07th November 2013

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.

Do Australian schools need more sport?

07th November 2013

Do Australian schools need more sport?

With the Olympics having come to an end, media reports continue to discuss suggestions that there is too little emphasis on sport in Australian schools.

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