The Federal Government will provide $70 million to the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) High Performance Computing facility to replace its supercomputer. Read more
Australia will ensure the costs of higher education are sustainable and keep a strong focus on students’ needs as part of changes announced on 18 December, says Minister for Education Simon Birmingham. Read more
The Federal Government has announced all new teachers will need to pass a performance test before they can graduate in 2018.
NAPLAN has been used as a benchmark for student performance against national averages since 2008, but just how effective is the test? And what are the repercussions for students and teachers?
Released in the first week of December, the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report has highlighted issues in education outcomes for Australian students (tested at Year 9), adding to the weight of other benchmarking reports released recently. Read more
The Government has announced new grants are now available for innovative and engaging digital literacy programs.