There has been significant recent press coverage given to the decline in the number of students taking advanced maths or science subjects both in the later years of secondary schooling and at university. Read more
Australian school students will sit their NAPLAN tests online from 2016, the Federal Government has announced. Read more
Australia’s chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb released his recommendations for a strategic approach to science and its related fields. In the report entitled Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics: Australia’s Future Prof Chubb outlines his vision for a stronger and more competitive Australia.
As our primary children have returned to public school throughout the country, they will be joined by a growing legion of workers from para-church groups like ACCESS, Scripture Union, Genr8, YouthWorks, OAC, and the Child Evangelical Fellowship, who exploit various exceptions in State and Territory education acts that have been created to undermine the secular principle of public education. Read more
Reviews of underperforming public schools have raised concerns about the failure to introduce the national curriculum, lower than expected results on national tests and lack of leadership. Read more