Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - June, 2013
An educational program is bringing specialist art and music lessons to generalist classrooms and possibly having a greater effect than planned.
Australian Government departments have joined forces for the UK Outward Mobility: Spotlight on Australia seminar, which spruiked the benefits of studying at Australian institutions.
The Federal Government has kicked off a review into its proposed $2.1 billion Digital Education Revolution program, which should see the integration of new information and communication technologies in Australian schools.
The Federal Government has released more figures for funding allocations under national education reforms, this time covering payouts for Queensland.
The Federal Government is getting friendlier with foreign students, with the launch of a new online service to encourage more international learners to Australian shores.
The Deputy Prime Minister has commented on the Govenrment’s figures for education reform in Queensland, saying there is an increase available for every school in the state of the next six years.
A recent Parliamentary Question Time provived a platform for Julia Gillard to spruik new Gonski sign-ons, but experts are still unclear on just how much schools are set to receive.
A report today says some parents are paying out to push their kids to the front of the class, now employing speech patahologists to give their kids an edge in the nation-wide testing scheme.
Queensland schools should be limited to student populations of 600 to 1000 people says one education lecturer, with fears of super-sized Queensland schools on the horizon.