Selective schools are not for everyone, but their existence provides opportunity and choice for all high-ability students, writes Jae Yup Jared Jung.
A program backed by UNSW and the NSW Department of Education that places student teachers in rural and remote schools has proved energising for all involved.
World-renowned Finnish educator Dr Pasi Sahlberg has been appointed a Professor of Education at UNSW Sydney.
The Hon Adrian Piccoli is joining UNSW Sydney as director of a newly created institute for education, based in the University’s Arts & Social Sciences’ School of Education.
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.
More than 600 members of the gifted education community are gathering at UNSW for the 22nd biennial World Gifted Conference.
Ahead of a global conference on gifted education, UNSW's Jae Jung says teachers are not being given the training they need to meet gifted students’ special needs.
Former NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli will contribute to teaching and work with the UNSW School of Education on its programs with rural, regional and disadvantaged schools.
A UNSW program for gifted children is engaging some of Australia's brightest youngsters with problems their elders have struggled to solve.
Bob Carr reflected on his own challenging school experiences in his opening address to a gifted education conference at UNSW.