Many Australian parents will using this year’s NAPLAN results as a yardstick to determine the impact COVID-19 has had on their child’s learning progress, according to research undertaken by Cluey Learning. Read more
St Agatha’s Catholic Primary School in Brisbane believes entrepreneurship can be taught with the introduction of a new class at the Clayfield school. Read more
One of Australia’s biggest national science competitions is being offered to schools and students across Australia free of charge for the first time, giving more students an opportunity to test their science knowledge. Read more
While we all know the importance of physical activity for children’s health and wellbeing, making sure your kids actually get out and about can be a challenge, especially when we’re also juggling work, school, and let’s face it, general life. But of course, the importance of exercise cannot be understated, and as parents we’re always on the look out for ways to encourage physical activity. Read more
We have all heard the familiar catch-cry: ‘Why don’t they teach that at school?!’ From sustainability to swimming, hand-washing to healthy eating, educators are tasked with supporting students in all areas of life, not just reading, writing and arithmetic. And while staying safe online has been an important part of education for some time, the emphasis since the spread of COVID-19 adds a new dimension. Read more
The global COVID-19 pandemic triggered an unprecedented disruption to Australia’s system of classroom-based learning, forcing teachers to rapidly adapt to new methods of digital pedagogy, almost overnight, writes Andrew Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Education Services.