Education

New consent classes starting from kindy

New consent classes starting from kindy

Consent lessons: Federal classes starting from kindergarten revealed

Teens to learn about consent in sex-ed shake-up

Premium Content Teens to learn about consent in sex-ed shake-up

Sexual consent will be taught to children as young as 14

Call to stop using 'mum' and 'dad' in schools

Call to stop using 'mum' and 'dad' in schools

Schools in Victoria will be told to avoid terms like “mum”, “dad”

Teachers behaving badly: Spike in misconduct during pandemic

Premium Content Teachers behaving badly: Spike in misconduct during pandemic

Accusations of serious misconduct against Queensland teachers skyrocketed during the pandemic last year, with a startling increase in disciplinary complaints.

Vice-Chancellor’s massive pay rise as university bled $106m

Premium Content Vice-Chancellor’s massive pay rise as university bled $106m

Qld university bosses pocketed thousands of dollars in pay rises last year despite the crushing impact of COVID-19 on the sector. Find out what they earned.

Date of first Rocky Zoo meerkat encounters announced

Premium Content Date of first Rocky Zoo meerkat encounters announced

A Rockhampton councillor has announced when zoogoers will first get the chance to hop in the meerkat enclosure.

Gladstone State High School issues Year 7 term wrap-up

Premium Content Gladstone State High School issues Year 7 term wrap-up

GSHS’s Year Seven had a fantastic term for all different reasons.

Private schools pocket millions in JobKeeper handouts

Premium Content Private schools pocket millions in JobKeeper handouts

Expensive private schools have been pocketing taxpayer handouts – despite paying some principals as much as the Prime Minister.

Dreams become reality for Bundy scholarship recipient

Premium Content Dreams become reality for Bundy scholarship recipient

The Bundaberg student hopes to use her voice to help those who need it most by becoming a journalist

WATCH: School worker’s anti-COVID rant caught on video

Premium Content WATCH: School worker’s anti-COVID rant caught on video

A cleaner at a Coast school has been caught out after removing COVID-safe signs and calling it "propaganda" on social media.

Attacked, injured teachers paid $28m in eight months

Premium Content Attacked, injured teachers paid $28m in eight months

Queensland teachers and principals have been awarded more than $28 million in payouts in just eight months because of one sad reason, with desperate calls for action to...

Motorist driving on school pathway abuses walking parent

Premium Content Motorist driving on school pathway abuses walking parent

“These are parents picking up their kids from school. We’re supposed to be adults leading by example and we can’t even follow basic road rules.”

Aussie private school bans mullets

Aussie private school bans mullets

An elite private boys school in Perth has banned an iconic Australian hairstyle, labelling it “untidy” and “not acceptable”.

Education system bullies picked on the wrong woman

Premium Content Education system bullies picked on the wrong woman

At Queensland’s toughest schools she travelled with an attack dog, a swag and a rifle. Now she’s taking on the state’s education bureaucracy.

Boarding schools want more government money

Premium Content Boarding schools want more government money

Leaders of some of Queensland’s world-renowned boarding schools have called for more government funding for parents doing it tough.

Senior students get taste of uni life

Premium Content Senior students get taste of uni life

Students were given their own timetables and attended study sessions in two chosen academic areas.

Inside Australia’s most expensive schools

Inside Australia’s most expensive schools

Rowing class, yoga studios, equestrian centres, sprawling grounds... the country’s elite private schools are fancy - and cost a fortune to attend.

Boys forced to apologise for their gender

Boys forced to apologise for their gender

Furious parents have hit out at a school where they say their sons were forced to stand up at an assembly and apologise on behalf of their gender.