Federal Government Education Minister Simon Birmingham has said he “hopes” to avoid a political campaign against them in the lead up to the 2019 election, after the Government successfully got its Gonski 2.0 reforms through the senate.
Australia has been ranked 39 out of 41 high and middle-income countries in achieving quality education, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
The NSW Government will spend $4.2 billion over the next four years on capital expenditure to cater for surging enrolments.
While everyone would like to see the full Gonski funding, the essential element is that the future funding is targeted to where it is needed the most, writes Rob Nairn, Executive Director of the Australian Secondary Principals Association.
Kitchen garden programs are expanding from the realm of primary schools into the secondary school sector.
Free choice is key to a prosperous education. Edval explains why schools should give students as much flexibility as possible when it comes to elective subjects.