Home | Industry+Reform (page 70)

Industry+Reform

Masters of Teaching gets thumbs up

The University of Melbourne has released an independent evaluation which it says shows that 90 per cent of its Master of Teaching graduates consider themselves ‘well prepared’ or ‘very well prepared’ when they begin. That is in contrast to the ...

More »

More hardship for Queensland schools

Just as Queensland schools were returning to normality, following the devastating floods in the state, the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Yasi has meant further disruption. The Queensland Department of Education advised that more than 300 schools in Far North Queensland, ...

More »

Parents have a hand in cyber bullying: principal

More parents are becoming involved in cyber-bullying, taking up disputes involving their children, a federal parliamentary committee has been told. Phil Lewis, an Adelaide high school principal and a representative for Catholic principals across South Australia, said cyber-bullying involving students ...

More »

Students in care struggling: report

Children in state care are significantly more likely than their peers to struggle with literacy and numeracy, a new report has revealed. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) today released its pilot study into the educational outcomes of ...

More »

Honours for educators

Trevor Frederick Rice, NSW. For outstanding public service, particularly to the Blairmount Public School. Barry John Nutter, Qld. For outstanding public service to education and training in Queensland, particularly as Chair of the Training and Employment Recognition Council. Sharon May ...

More »

Majority of QLD schools reopen

Three Queensland state schools remained closed as the school year began on Monday, but every child will sit in a classroom, the state government has said. As 489,000 students go to class in Queensland state schools, only one high school ...

More »

Water, water everywhere!

The University of Canberra is to introduce a total ban on bottled water from its campus. It's believed to be the largest ban of its kind in Australia and the first across a university. Organisers say the ban will stop ...

More »

APS issues advice on starting school

The start of school is an important milestone in a child’s development. It is not just about the first day, but is a process that starts weeks before and continues months after the start of first term, according to psychologists ...

More »

VIC teachers push for pay

Victoria's new coalition government says the state's teachers deserve to be the highest paid in Australia, after the union demanded a 30 per cent pay rise over three years. After the Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian branch said on Monday ...

More »