Almost 70 per cent of year 9 students will need to sit an extra reading, writing or numeracy test to be eligible for their HSC despite analysis of NAPLAN results revealing NSW achieved some of its best results since the national tests began in 2008.
Pallavi Singhal Nine reports of sexual misbehaviour at the University of NSW has been made in the past week, compared to a total of three sexual assaults being reported between 2011 and 2016.
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Pallavi Singhal About 7000 year 11 students will sit a new critical thinking exam this year, which has been developed as universities and employers stress that jobs of the future will require more than the traditional subjects taught in the Higher School Certificate.
Alexandra Smith A $261 million literacy and numeracy program to help the state's lowest-achieving primary school students had no "measurable impact" on their year 3 NAPLAN results, a new evaluation of the five-year plan reveals.
Henrietta Cook Schools have been scrambling to explain the changes to confused parents.
Alexandra Smith, Pallavi Singhal More than 40 per cent of the 795,000 students in NSW's public schools do not list any religion on their enrolment form, according to new data.
Pallavi Singhal For most of the 11,849 year 4 students who sat the "nerve-racking" opportunity class placement test on Wednesday, the results will be disappointing.
Georgina Cooke ''I have learned that you need to think about what you say and filter your words so that you don't hurt others.''
Georgina Cooke "I am intelligent and I have lots to contribute to my class and community," the Brisbane primary school student wrote.