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Keep IT simple in schools

Keep It Simple Stupid. That’s one business leader's tech advice to schools. Nick Stanley, managing director of Tribal Group Asia Pacific, said it’s common for schools to try and implement a grand digital vision, without getting the basics right. Tribal Group is ...

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‘War’ looms between STEM subjects: expert

An expert has warned of a discipline war among the STEM subjects, with engineering coming out on the bottom. STEM is the oft-used acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the focus of politicians and educators who are trying to lift ...

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Tips for helping school refusers get back to class

For up to 5 per cent of students, just thinking about going to school can lead to panic attacks, headaches and stomach pains. Most of these kids are frequently absent from school, often with parental consent. The students have an emotional disorder that mental ...

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Single-sex schools may pay off better than priciest education

An analysis of Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority data shows that the priciest private schools don't necessarily produce students with better academic results than ones that cost less, and that putting kids in single-sex schools makes more of a difference. The Good Education Group (GEG), a private ...

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