As a Federal Government productivity review calls for better teaching in schools, an expert panel will discuss the links between disadvantage and educational achievement at a free public event at UNSW on 30 October.
NSW Education is planning an overhaul of its procedures for selective school placement as part of a review of its gifted and talented policy, its Secretary Mark Scott has told a conference at UNSW Sydney.
Of the four people central to secondary school students’ learning and achievement: the student, the parent (or carer), the teacher, and the peers, without question the most influential is the student, writes Andrew Martin.
"Be curious, proactive and explore all opportunities because you never know where they may lead you." That's the advice from UNSW Co-op scholar Adam Hegedus for the thousands of new students starting university.