I’ve just survived my first school holidays as a first-time parent. What I’ve learned is that parents are noble creatures. Noble, but very stupid, and very tired. So very tired.
On Tuesday, Scott Morrison will announce yet more funding for mental health programs in schools. However, if Morrison considers this his “key focus”, he’s completely misread the issue.
While the hammer might have judged Brett Kavanaugh innocent, the cluelessness of sex and consent remains. Education starts at school, as it did with me.
While we live in the information age, not all of that information is good. Therefore, should we monitor what students search online? The US school system certainly thinks so.
Over in the US, many schools have gone to four days a week. However, with this being purely a cut-costing measure, I suggest we look elsewhere in order to maximise student potential.
Last week, the government announced a radical plan to curtail obesity in school-age children. I fear it is not a solution.
As a student subject to the upcoming changes to the curriculum, I support some of the changes, but I feel some things are better left as is.
The NSW government is busy overhauling the education curriculum. However, I believe they’ve stumbled at the first step. Time for a rethink.
‘School refusal’ is a growing psychological issue. Unbeknownst to me, I suffered from it in my high school days, and the effect it had on my life as an adult should not be ignored.
Refusing to go to school is a legitimate psychological problem, one that leads to serious psychological problems later in life. So, why are we just hearing about it now?
As the situation with guns in schools spirals out of control, I thought I’d try and explain today for my grandson’s tomorrow.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas puts forward the case that High School Musical is the greatest film trilogy of our time.
The process of allowing a primary school child to learn outside the secular curriculum is needlessly difficult. Time for a rethink.
With the start of exams yesterday, some of our favourite Australian business leaders have shared their top tips for managing HSC stress.
To some, the school bully represents a motivational force, but what do we make of those who perpetrate the acts?
Richard Jackson’s Long Reads looks at a prediction of the internet from 20 years ago, McDonald’s tough road to health and a school with a difference.
Telling students not to worry too much about HSC results only works if we also explain the importance of it, writes Matthew Beard.