The Board of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has announced that David de Carvalho has commenced his role as the organisation’s new CEO.
According to findings in a new national survey by Monash University, Australians are largely positive about the level of education provided to their children, though many believe more attention should be given to developing students’ life skills.
The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) has announced the launch of a $1.35 million national program which will see cyber security taught to Year 7-10 students in an Australian first.
Federal President at the Australian Education Union (AEU), Correna Haythorpe, discusses the need to focus on our teachers before thinking about reviewing the national school curriculum. Read more
Student performance nationally in information and communication technology literacy (ICT literacy) has remained stable compared to previous sample assessments in 2014, according to a report released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).
A new emotional intelligence schools’ program aims to enhance social skills, emotional intelligence (EQ), resilience and confidence among students, and reduce growing levels of anxiety, to encourage greater success beyond the classroom.