Education

Parents slugged with extra costs on top of school fees

premium_icon Parents slugged with extra costs on top of school fees

Qld private school parents cop litany of extra fees, charges

Expert advice on avoiding a school laptop overspend

premium_icon Expert advice on avoiding a school laptop overspend

Our in-house computer expert discusses back to school laptops

Uni stands firm as teacher degree criteria questioned

premium_icon Uni stands firm as teacher degree criteria questioned

Aus Catholic Uni stays firm as low standards for teachers questioned

The shockingly low OP required for a teaching degree

premium_icon The shockingly low OP required for a teaching degree

Lax admission standards for teaching degrees in Queensland have been slammed, with an education expert calling the low OP required “really disappointing”.

Queensland’s 20 most popular uni courses

premium_icon Queensland’s 20 most popular uni courses

The top 20 Queensland university courses have been revealed with two of the state’s rival institutions fighting it out for the most popular degree. SEE THE FULL...

Full list of OP cut-offs for every Qld uni course revealed

premium_icon Full list of OP cut-offs for every Qld uni course revealed

Thousands of Queensland school leavers’ dreams have been realised, with university offers released today. Did you make it in? SEE THE FULL LIST OF OP CUT-OFFS

State’s most popular uni course emerges as offers issued

premium_icon State’s most popular uni course emerges as offers issued

Thousands of Queensland school leavers will today find out if they will study at university this year, with more than 5000 offers to be issued

Why unregistered teachers are working in Qld schools

premium_icon Why unregistered teachers are working in Qld schools

Nearly 100 university students were ticked off early to teach Queensland kids and the union is concerned that number could be on the rise.

'Champion of education': Adored CQ university figure dies

premium_icon 'Champion of education': Adored CQ university figure dies

"The entire Central Queensland region is richer for his extraordinary contribution to higher education, he certainly leaves behind strong and important legacy."

Kids experiencing domestic violence need your help

premium_icon Kids experiencing domestic violence need your help

Friends With Dignity calls on families to pick up extra supplies this week, in a last-ditch effort before donations close.

Why parents don’t trust the school system

premium_icon Why parents don’t trust the school system

Queensland parents have less faith in the education system than any others in the country — and feel the least equipped to support their kids.

‘Afraid for our kids’: Flying foxes move in to primary school

premium_icon ‘Afraid for our kids’: Flying foxes move in to primary...

Parents are considering boycotting a primary school after roosts of flying foxes moved in over the school holidays, prompting fears for children’s safety.

Back to School items that will cost parents $522

premium_icon Back to School items that will cost parents $522

School supplies have risen in price again, leaving Queensland families with a massive bill - but there are ways to save and get a bargain.

How soaring cost of school supplies blows budget

premium_icon How soaring cost of school supplies blows budget

Mum says he school supplies spend has doubled what it cost to send her kids to school in 2019.

The future is bright for Queensland schools

The future is bright for Queensland schools

Schools around Queensland are set to turn energy efficient with the next round of solar panels ready to be installed this month.

What 50 teachers did to get suspended

premium_icon What 50 teachers did to get suspended

From sex with students and inappropriate online chats, to being drunk at school and committing criminal offences, these are the teachers locked out last year.

Real life Mary Poppins struggles to find a family

premium_icon Real life Mary Poppins struggles to find a family

Noosa’s answer to Mary Poppins is hankering to work with a young family, but it would seem there is not a family out there that wants a spoonful of sugar.

Why nearly 1200 preppies have been suspended

premium_icon Why nearly 1200 preppies have been suspended

Shocking numbers of Qld Prep students are being suspended each year, at a rate nearly three times that of NSW. And it has experts calling for an overhaul.