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.
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.
A UNSW-Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network team has produced an interactive e-book that is already improving asthma awareness in Australian schools.
Philanthropy can play a key role in assisting schools and students, but it doesn't let governments off the hook, writes UNSW Chancellor David Gonski.
Introducing a minimum ATAR for students looking to study teaching is not a silver bullet to improving teaching standards in schools, writes Tony Loughland.
While more school autonomy has its merits, there is no evidence to suggest it lifts a school’s performance, writes Scott Eacott.