Any NSW school that catches an HSC student plagiarising, asking or even paying someone to do their major work, or who deliberately hands an assessment task in late, must now record the offence on a new register, set up seven years after the Independent Commission Against Corruption investigated cheating in take-home exams.
Australia needs to stop obsessing over international education rankings and be confident in its own values and vision, one of the world's most influential educators has warned.
The Australian public, not individuals, gains most from higher education but students shoulder most of the cost, according to international figures that undermine the government's claim that students should pay more because they benefit most.
Online NAPLAN tests that become more or less difficult depending on how many answers students are getting right yield more precise results and lead to greater student engagement, a major trial has found.
Victims and their families can feel totally helpless. But some schools are trialling a new approach to combat bullying.
These days, it is common for Victorian primary schools to pair preps with older pupils as part of the anti-bullying Better Buddies program. One Melbourne school has taken it a step further.
THE Silverdome was a sea of colour yesterday when 6000 primary school children danced during the 28th Northern Primary Dance Event.
They came from Armidale, Bourke, Brewarrina, Coonamble, Delroy, Dubbo South, Inverell, Moree and Tamworth. The state's most academically committed indigenous students were rewarded for their efforts in Sydney this week.
A Supreme Court judge has formally awarded a former teacher more than $1.27 million in damages after he developed chronic depression when forced to teach the worst behaved students.
The Australian education system is in worse shape now than when David Gonski handed down his damning assessment of it three years ago, with academic performance sliding and the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students widening.
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The Queechy Hockey Club held its annual gala dinner at Toro's Restaurant in Launceston on Friday night.
Ron and Nancy Fraser celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends at the East Launceston Bowls ...
Mitch Hastings celebrated his 30th Birthday at Hotel Launceston on Saturday night.
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