Gonski school funding reform update

30th July 2013

Gonski school funding reform update

In light of the federal government's recent political turmoil and leadership change, you may be wondering how the Gonski school funding reforms have been affected. Let us fill you in on the state of affairs as they now stand.

Coalition rejects Gonski reforms

30th July 2013

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.

Gonski school funding reform bill introduced to parliament

30th July 2013

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.

Appointment of new Digital Education Advisory Group

10th July 2013

Appointment of new Digital Education Advisory Group

The Commonwealth Government has announced the formation of a Digital Education Advisory Group made up of leading education and IT experts, which will strive to pave the way for incorporating new technology into the classroom.

Saving for a private education

10th July 2013

Saving for a private education

With private education costs constantly rising, finance experts have expressed that it is best to start saving as soon as you can. Read on to find out how and how much.

Discussing tertiary education with your child

10th July 2013

Discussing tertiary education with your child

If your child is coming up to their final years of secondary school, you may be wondering when you should begin discussing their post-school options and how.

The benefits of student exchange for your child

10th July 2013

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?

Food policies at your child's school

10th July 2013

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.

Secondary school experiences beyond the classroom

10th July 2013

Secondary school experiences beyond the classroom

In addition to academics, many schools offer opportunities for students to experience life outside the classroom and develop important personal qualities and life skills. You may wish to look out for these programs when selecting a school.

What you need to know about applying for independent schools

05th July 2013

What you need to know about applying for independent schools

This checklist describes everything you need to know about applying for independent schools, including the ins and outs of selection policies, application fees and deadlines, and more.

Victorian Government proposes new pathways within VCE and VCAL

02nd May 2013

Victorian Government proposes new pathways within VCE and VCAL

The Victorian Government has proposed three new study pathways that will be integrated into the VCE and VCAL qualifications.

Steps to take if your child is having problems at school

23rd April 2013

Steps to take if your child is having problems at school

It's hard to know what to do when you notice that your child is having problems at school. Here we describe three of the most common problems faced by children at school and what you can do to help.

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