The number of temporary teachers in NSW has increased by 40 per cent in five years, figures show.
Peter Spinks Advances in engineering mean that vehicles running on hydrogen fuel may one day transform our fossil fuel-reliant society.
Bridie Smith and Henrietta Cook Sexual harassment in academia is so entrenched that on multiple occasions Melbourne University physicist Katie Mack has warned students to avoid known perpetrators before they attended conferences, applied for graduate positions or visited departments.
Michael Bachelard, Matthew Knott and Henrietta Cook A Fairfax investigation exposed a dodgy vocational college, which will now lose its registration
Eryk Bagshaw High school students from Belmore to Baghdad began their HSC exams on Monday, with the largest cohort in history taking on the English exam.
Alexandra Smith With the HSC starting on Monday, academics have warned that the high-stakes tests are "by far the most stressful experience" teenagers face.
Caitlin Wheeler In 1995, 13 NSW students received a perfect Tertiary Entrance Rank of 100, and 25 received a close 99.95. Twenty years on, The Sydney Morning Herald caught up with the 1995 HSC high achievers to find out where they are now on the eve of this year's exams.
Alexandra Smith Students at Arthur Phillip High, in Parramatta, will sit their HSC exams at the school next week as planned but will be able to ask for special consideration.
Alexandra Smith Each student will have their English exams read by at least 11 markers and their maths exams checked by at least six markers.
Eryk Bagshaw The 16-year-old boy who police believe recruited teenager Farhad Jabar to an extremist lunchtime prayer group has been suspended but not expelled from Arthur Phillip High School, but parents have not been told of the decision.
The Western Storm Netball Club held its annual dinner at The Boat House on Friday night. Picture: BRODIE ...
Grindelwald's Tamar Valley Resort hosted its first Oktoberfest celebration on the weekend.
The Northern Tasmanian Football Association's annual dinner and best & fairest count for division 1 was held at ...
The Newstead Athletics Club held its end of cross country season celebration dinner at the Tamar Valley Resort, ...
The 2015 Be Her Freedom: Let Courage Bloom charity ball was held at the Tailrace Centre at Riverside ...
The 2015 Education Ball was held at The Boat House in Launceston on Friday night.
Letters for Wednesday, October 14, 2015