Education

Learning to halt in upcoming teacher strike

premium_icon Learning to halt in upcoming teacher strike

Teachers take action to make their voices heard

South Burnett students turn waste into a win

premium_icon South Burnett students turn waste into a win

School excels in nationwide recycling competition that diverted close to 200,000...

How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

premium_icon How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

Experts call for ‘pointless’ school report cards to be scrapped

Schools unhappy with teacher ‘stimulus’ payment

premium_icon Schools unhappy with teacher ‘stimulus’ payment

As the union pushes for a $1250 one-off payment for Catholic school staff in Queensland – to match state teachers’ – the cost of the deal has been revealed.

Why child porn teacher was made prisoner of court

premium_icon Why child porn teacher was made prisoner of court

Darren Westley Mitchell returns to court for breaching his suspended sentence over child exploitation material.

After school care services failing Queensland kids

premium_icon After school care services failing Queensland kids

An investigation has found thousands of kids are in after school care services that fail to meet quality standards. SEE IF YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL IS ON THE LIST

What teens are being told about sexting

premium_icon What teens are being told about sexting

A website offering explicit advice on sexting has been endorsed by Education Queensland, triggering outrage among politicians and child safety advocates.

Security called to high school after ‘number of threats’

premium_icon Security called to high school after ‘number of threats’

Security has been called to an Ipswich school after “a number of threats” in recent days. The principal has now confirmed police are investigating.

Phillip Richards turns trigonometry into a sunny landmark

premium_icon Phillip Richards turns trigonometry into a sunny landmark

A former schoolteacher who spent ten years teaching maths has used his trigonometry skills to design the only analemmatic dial in Queensland.

WINNER: Best kindy teacher as voted by our readers

premium_icon WINNER: Best kindy teacher as voted by our readers

The winner of our South Burnett’s Best Kindy Teacher competition has credited her win to being passionate about childcare.

Parents bankrupted over school principal defamation case

premium_icon Parents bankrupted over school principal defamation case

Two parents accused of defaming Tamborine Mountain State School Principal Tracey Brose on Facebook have been bankrupted.

Kindy teacher 'moved to tears' after placing second

premium_icon Kindy teacher 'moved to tears' after placing second

She's passionate about celebrating major milestones and getting to know individual personalities of the Kindy children.

7000 teachers start work bans after wage talks fail

premium_icon 7000 teachers start work bans after wage talks fail

Work bans will begin at almost 200 Queensland Catholic schools after the union and employers failed to reach a new wage agreement. FULL LIST OF SCHOOLS AFFECTED

Expert’s view on three-year-olds at school

premium_icon Expert’s view on three-year-olds at school

Children as young as three could be attending a number of Queensland schools from next year, but is your child ready?

Kid takes knife to school over fear of ‘extreme’ bullying

premium_icon Kid takes knife to school over fear of ‘extreme’ bullying

A mother says her disabled children have been abused and punished by teachers, while the union cops heat for “supporting segregated education”.

Teacher seen ‘dragging’ student: Commission hears

premium_icon Teacher seen ‘dragging’ student: Commission hears

A mother has spoken out about the struggles they have faced in the education system, including a time when the girl was left with “severe anxiety”.

Nathan gets $11,000 wage cut because of disability

premium_icon Nathan gets $11,000 wage cut because of disability

He was in the job for more than a decade before the business changed ownership and overnight it all changed

Schoolies’ parents receive some sage advice

premium_icon Schoolies’ parents receive some sage advice

AROUND this time of the year, there are mixed emotions at the prospect of a child finishing their school journey.