Para Parameshwaran was not interested in fancy sporting fields when deciding on a school for his children.
After a secretive build-up, Westpac chief executive Gail Kelly on Wednesday unveiled a $100 million gift, one of the largest philanthropic donations in Australian history, and emerged as an unlikely champion for IT geek girls nationwide.
The national school curriculum unfairly assumes all students can do their homework using a computer and the internet at home, a submission to the federal government's review warns.
You are not alone if you and your children were left scratching your heads over the answers in a book designed to prep students for the selective high school exams.
The NSW and Victorian governments have written to the federal government seeking assurance that funding for early childhood education will continue beyond this year.
Debate on the merits of government reform in the TAFE sector is good. But it needs to move beyond political ideology and focus on what is good for the community as a whole.
The world's top systems seek to increase the quality, not quantity, of teaching.
Training providers that give students what they most need have thrived.
Funding has been slashed and courses and subjects have disappeared.
Teachers with right skills and support make a big difference to special needs kids.