Education

Educator reveals true cost of free childcare

premium_icon Educator reveals true cost of free childcare

‘I have been asked to have school holiday care and care for health workers. Under...

Bundaberg couple speak of life in quarantine in Italy

premium_icon Bundaberg couple speak of life in quarantine in Italy

Hearts are broken, as the beautiful country is in mourning and fear

Stressed Aussie parents struggle with home schooling

premium_icon Stressed Aussie parents struggle with home schooling

Many parents still feel unprepared about home schooling their children

Ministers thrashing out back-to-school plan

premium_icon Ministers thrashing out back-to-school plan

Discussions are in play over whether Queensland schools will reopen to all students from the beginning of term two.

Army found on Bundy farms

premium_icon Army found on Bundy farms

GROWERS have been advised to apply extra caution to their crops, after an exotic pest was detected in Bundaberg.

Term 2 to be online for ‘majority’ of students: minister

premium_icon Term 2 to be online for ‘majority’ of students: minister

Most Australian students will complete term two online as the nation’s education ministers thrash out a plan for those in their final year of school.

5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

premium_icon 5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

When school goes online because of the pandemic isolation restrictions, these are the 5 must-have software tools to make the pain that much easier on everyone.

Schools won't return for term two

Schools won't return for term two

As parents take the teaching mantle across the country, education ministers warn that schools aren't returning anytime soon.

Childcare director’s fears on the frontline of coronavirus

premium_icon Childcare director’s fears on the frontline of coronavirus

A Fraser Coast childcare director fears there is no consideration educators on the frontline of COVID-19.

CQU: Online learning not just stop-gap for coronavirus

premium_icon CQU: Online learning not just stop-gap for coronavirus

Online learning will prove it’s more than stop-gap as distance education universities show achievements

Childcare centres’ new crisis in face of free care scheme

premium_icon Childcare centres’ new crisis in face of free care scheme

Parents are offering to launch GoFundMe campaigns to help keep local childcare centres open, as facilities are left struggling after the Federal Government’s free day...

Year 12 could be extended as virus rocks education system

Year 12 could be extended as virus rocks education system

State and federal education ministers will meet to look at options for Year 12 students to finish school amid the coronavirus shutdown.

Virus could mean extra year of school for every student

premium_icon Virus could mean extra year of school for every student

Coronavirus disruptions to education would mean an extra year of school for every Australian student under a worst-case scenario the federal government is desperately...

Students’ boost to counter COVID-19 concerns

premium_icon Students’ boost to counter COVID-19 concerns

With education bosses unsure whether schooling will return to normal, a plan is afoot to artificially boost scores to avoid students having to repeat grade 12.

Cheeky student hacks private school

Cheeky student hacks private school

The switch to online learning in schools has had some unexpected side effects, and this student has been hailed a “Robin Hood”.

Private school parents plead for COVID-19 financial help

premium_icon Private school parents plead for COVID-19 financial help

Parents are flooding some of the richest private schools with financial hardship requests after the COVID-19 pandemic prompted mass job losses.

Should school fees be reduced during pandemic?

premium_icon Should school fees be reduced during pandemic?

Elite school parents are demanding fee discounts as learning moves online during the coronavirus pandemic – and have been shocked to learn of staff layoffs.

How your kids can survive Year 12 amid virus chaos

premium_icon How your kids can survive Year 12 amid virus chaos

Year 12 is one of the most stressful years for school students – but there are ways to survive for under pressure teens, even during the coronavirus crisis.