Many students with a disability are bullied, excluded and do not feel welcome in Australian schools. They cannot be ignored in the next National School Reform Agreement.
Our study – based on a survey of more than 70,000 NSW high school students – looked at what impacts upon their ‘academic buoyancy’.
In a new study, students say they want access to indoor and outdoor play spaces at vertical schools. But they don’t want too much noise.
A new study has found autism is the top risk factor for bullying among all neurodiversities.
High-stress schools undermine teachers’ commitment and risk losing even more from the profession. But schools can take steps to reduce the causes of stress.
The NSW plan doesn’t measure up against international best practice. And Victoria doesn’t seem to be following a child-centred approach, either.
$50 million could provide all NSW school classrooms with air purifiers with HEPA filters. This pales compared to the roughly $220 million-a-day cost of Sydney’s lockdown.
Strong and positive teacher-student bonds are important during the pandemic, says educational psychology researcher Dr Rebecca Collie.
Australian classrooms are recording high levels of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, says Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris.
Ahead of a UNSW panel discussion about the impact of inequality on a child's education, Adrian Piccoli and Jihad Dib reframe the debate about Australian education.