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Economic benefit of early education: study

Early childhood education could double the return on its investment, a landmark study shows. The study analysed the benefits to Australia of early learning in the year before school, finding that families could see a collective return of $1.4 billion ...

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EduTECH 2019: Podcasting to the world

Podcasting is the fastest growing digital content market in the world, with experts believing it will produce over $1 billion in revenue by 2021.  With its perfect blend of entertainment and information, the genre holds huge potential for education and ...

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Bringing the world into the classroom

As any educator will tell you: telling your students about something is one thing, but being able to show them is another. That’s the idea behind On Safari, the latest Google Expedition created by the NSW Department of Education and ...

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 EduTECH 2019: Expert shares what young readers need

Reading instruction, perhaps more than any other teaching practice, has always been fiercely contested, with the ‘war’ between phonics and whole language instruction reaching right back to the 1800s. In recent times, however, a lot of evidence-based research has underscored ...

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Former cop charged over US school shooting

A former Florida sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanour charges stemming from his lack of response during the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead. Scot Peterson, who was taken ...

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