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EduNews March 13

March 13, 2015  ·  Categories: EduNews, Featured  ·  No Comments

Dear readers, We would like to thank you for subscribing to Edunews and Eduweek. We hope these products have made it a little easier to keep up with what is happening in Australian education and have supported you in making a difference. It is with sadness that we take this opportunity to announce that the Centre for New Public Education...

EduWeek March 7

March 6, 2015  ·  Categories: EduWeek, Featured  ·  No Comments

This week we saw My School results updated and the primary school national curriculum sent off for review. In higher-education news it was more of the same: an inquiry into university funding rumbled on and Education Minister Christopher Pyne continued negotiations in the hopes of passing his higher education reform bill. Testing times for the national curriculum My School, the...

EduNews February 20

February 20, 2015  ·  Categories: EduNews, Featured  ·  No Comments

As part of their bid for reelection in March, the NSW Government has promised to reskill 320 maths and science teachers and provide additional tertiary entry points for secondary students studying Asian languages. A report for the NSW Business Chamber has found NSW secondary schools aren't preparing students for post-school employment options. The report suggests that the focus on academic...

EduWeek February 14

February 13, 2015  ·  Categories: EduWeek, Featured  ·  No Comments

After a month examining four big themes in education, this weekend we resume our regular EduWeek updates. If you missed our Summer Series you can still find our analysis of the state of play in teacher quality, school autonomy, parent engagement and school curriculum online. This week's education news was dominated by the release of four reports: The Teacher Education...

EduWeek Summer Series: The Australian Curriculum

January 30, 2015  ·  Categories: EduWeek, Featured  ·  No Comments

In our third instalment of EduWeek's Summer Series we take a look at the political battleground that is the Australian Curriculum and consider what effect the Federal Government's review of the curriculum will likely have inside classrooms. The Australian Curriculum is a set of documents that codify what is to be taught in Australian schools. Administered by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA),...