Education

Community mourns loss of beloved Bay teacher

Premium Content Community mourns loss of beloved Bay teacher

The former teacher is being remembered by colleagues, parents and students as an...

Three kids ‘extensively damage’ old Proserpine classrooms

Premium Content Three kids ‘extensively damage’ old Proserpine classrooms

Proserpine police were called to the scene and found walls, windows and doors had...

Queenslander named Australian University Teacher of the Year

Premium Content Queenslander named Australian University Teacher of the Year

University professor named Aussie teacher of the year

Television host to release children’s book on consent

Premium Content Television host to release children’s book on consent

Former TV host Yumi Stynes is releasing a children’s book about consent, which she hopes will be added to school reading lists.

Principals fear for mental health of students and teachers

Premium Content Principals fear for mental health of students and teachers

A survey of 456 school principals has revealed a staggering 80 per cent of them are concerned about the long-term mental health of teachers and students.

Mayor calls on CHO to boost numbers for Mocktail event

Premium Content Mayor calls on CHO to boost numbers for Mocktail event

He says the premier’s decision on Anzac Day should extend to other significant community events.

Hairdressers support teachers’ ‘bogan’ mullet ban

Premium Content Hairdressers support teachers’ ‘bogan’ mullet ban

Principals say the dreaded mullet is back in fashion and many are taking steps to ban it on their school grounds.

Graduates ready to take on business, tourism in Whitsundays

Premium Content Graduates ready to take on business, tourism in Whitsundays

The students completed a course through the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program and are ready to put their skills to good use.

One question holds the key to the future of 250 Qld schools

Premium Content One question holds the key to the future of 250 Qld schools

The future of the controversial independent public schools program hangs on the answers 250 institutions give to one crucial question, with Education Minister...

How ‘Respectful Relationships lessons have impacted kids

Premium Content How ‘Respectful Relationships lessons have impacted kids

Young kids have made some major changes to their habits as a result of Victoria’s gender awareness classes.

Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Premium Content Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Whitsunday Anglican School sued parents Michael and Nicole Saunders for almost $40,000 in outstanding fees

Fury as phones in classrooms used for porn, Tik Tok

Premium Content Fury as phones in classrooms used for porn, Tik Tok

Angry parents say students in Qld schools are using mobile phones to access pornographic images during class. FIND OUT HOW THEY DO IT

Journos of the future take a look back in time

Premium Content Journos of the future take a look back in time

University students are using the Queensland Times to better understand the evolution of community reporting

New captains at Proserpine High share vision for 2021

Premium Content New captains at Proserpine High share vision for 2021

Insightful teenagers want to raise awareness about mental health and leave a legacy in their final year at the school.

Couple could face hefty legal bill over school fee saga

Premium Content Couple could face hefty legal bill over school fee saga

Whitsunday Anglican School and two Mackay parents will argue over how much the legal costs tally should be

Queensland schools go under the microscope

Premium Content Queensland schools go under the microscope

More than 350 Qld schools will come under departmental scrutiny this year, with teacher and student performance put under the microscope. SEE THE FULL LIST

‘Let me be clear’: New statement on elite schools scandal

Premium Content ‘Let me be clear’: New statement on elite schools scandal

After its original statement on the resignation of a board member was queried, an elite schools’ governing body has issued a clarification.

Schools locking up students’ mobile phones for the day

Premium Content Schools locking up students’ mobile phones for the day

Parents love them but kids hate new lock-up pouches being used to stop students using their smartphones in class.