Education

This is the one thing Schoolies shouldn’t get to do

premium_icon This is the one thing Schoolies shouldn’t get to do

Ann Wason Moore asks 'is 18 too young for a legal drinking age?'.

8-year-old entrepreneurs raise money for great cause

premium_icon 8-year-old entrepreneurs raise money for great cause

West Mackay schoolboys put their thirst for making a buck to good use.

Elite Brisbane school tells parents to cancel holidays

premium_icon Elite Brisbane school tells parents to cancel holidays

Parents say the school has “overstepped the mark”

End-of-year celebrations marred by crash tragedy

premium_icon End-of-year celebrations marred by crash tragedy

A Sunshine Coast community is mourning a much-loved teacher and father, who died in a nightmare crash on his drive to school this morning.

Proserpine student secures prestigious state award

premium_icon Proserpine student secures prestigious state award

His dedication and passion towards our past war hero's has paid off after winning a life-changing experience

Learning to halt in upcoming teacher strike

premium_icon Learning to halt in upcoming teacher strike

Teachers take action to make their voices heard

How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

premium_icon How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

Teachers are so swamped they are being forced to use software tools that generate generic comments on report cards. Here’s how your child could be affected.

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.

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.

BMA opportunity: Exciting news awaiting 62 school-leavers

premium_icon BMA opportunity: Exciting news awaiting 62 school-leavers

Highest intake in years with 62 people set to receive letters of offer

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”.