Education experts discuss issues impacting schools and students

Time to get schooled

Vice-President at the Catholic Assistant Principal’s Association in WA, Tania James, discusses NAPLAN and the importance of national testing to identify areas for improvement. Read more

‘Tradie to teachers’ program devalues the profession

Teaching qualifications and Initial Teacher Education courses in Australia have been a site of Federal Government intervention in recent times, write Dr Brad Gobby and Dr Rebecca Walker, Senior Lecturers from the School of Education at Curtin University. Read more

Contributing to our future

Every Australian deserves access to a quality education and the opportunity to succeed, no matter where they live, writes the Hon. Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education and Training. Read more

Supporting school leaders

President of the Australian Secondary Principals’ Association (ASPA), Andrew Pierpoint, discusses how the organisation is assisting school leaders to navigate through current and future challenges.

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If you read, you will succeed

Being a reading role model and encouraging children to read for fun helps to improve reading ability and contributes to building a strong reading culture, says Dennis Yarrington, President of the Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA).

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