The funding is part of a $174 million package Labor has promised to boost equity in higher education for Indigenous and low income students.
Dani Cooper reports on a program backed by UNSW and the NSW Department of Education that places student teachers in rural and remote schools.
Leaders from the Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW Sydney will hold a forum tonight to explore dramatic changes posed for schools by the recent Gonski report.
The latest Gonski review of education released this week will help return the focus to supporting individual students through good teaching, writes Adrian Piccoli.
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.