Children who attend early childhood education are more likely to achieve higher NAPLAN scores and continue to do better throughout their schooling, according to a new Australian study.
Australian students are recycling used toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes and floss containers through a nationwide competition diverting thousands of oral care items from landfill.
Students at the Australian Science and Mathematics School in Adelaide have become stand-up comedians, laughter yogis, disco dancers, artists and master chefs, as part of a new learning program to explore the science of emotion while supporting student wellbeing.
Following a meeting of Australia’s education ministers, the national online rollout of NAPLAN has been postponed until 2021, after connectivity issues and computer glitches impacted numerous students who took the test online earlier this year.
Australian students are putting their spelling skills to the test in LiteracyPlanet’s Word Mania. As part of this year’s challenge, over one million games have already been played, with students spelling 20 million words correctly so far.
In the lead-up to NAIDOC Week 2019, Story Box Library will release the latest video in its Indigenous Story Time series, which aims to assist students in developing a greater understanding of different cultures, languages and beliefs.