Education experts discuss issues impacting schools and students
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The future is bright

After overseeing the introduction of various national education reforms at the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) over the past 10 years, Robert Randall’s time as CEO comes to a close. As he bids farewell, he reflects on how far the organisation has come, and the impact it has had on teachers and students. Read more

Creating a new breed of digital natives

Teaching children appropriate technology use rather than simply taking it away from them is key to preparing children for the digital world of the future, writes Associate Professor of Educational Technology at CQUniversity, Dr Michael A. Cowling. Read more

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