Australian students' slide in the international benchmarks for reading and numeracy may not be the fault of the students, the teachers, or the school system, says Finnish education expert Pasi Sahlberg.
Kelsey Munro Most people don't head into their maths exam with glee, but a bit of dread might not be a bad thing, according to Blakehurst High student Madelaine Allen.
Eryk Bagshaw NSW education leaders have savaged the Board of Studies for "sabotaging its own syllabuses" by issuing "insanely difficult to read" documents to the state's teachers for changes to the mathematics curriculum.
Kelsey Munro How would vocational training work if it was set up for students, not the industry?
Eryk Bagshaw NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has "sunk to a new low" according to Federal Minister Simon Birmingham.
Eryk Bagshaw The extra money for more than 2000 schools allows them to secure resources such as extra teachers or speech pathology services for students in need.
Karen Hardy A nationwide singalong hopes to draw attention to the importance of music education in schools.
Eryk Bagshaw "It takes the Lamington drive to another level."
Eryk Bagshaw David Gonski and friends fork out millions to support public school students in less affluent areas.
Eryk Bagshaw At 12:30 pm on Thursday, 70,000 pens dropped on tables around NSW.
Member for Chifley Ed Husic says patients will be charged more after an Australian Medical Association recommendation