Education Minister Christopher Pyne has backed away from his hand-picked education expert Kevin Donnelly after he yesterday aired controversial views on the return of corporal punishment.
The head of the Abbott government's national curriculum review has backed the use of corporal punishment for ill-disciplined children in schools if it is supported by the local school community.
The conservative education academic Kevin Donnelly, hand-picked by Education Minister Christopher Pyne to review the national schools curriculum, says he has "no problem" with corporal punishment in schools.
The Victorian government has criticised the quality of teaching degrees, claiming they are not producing teachers that meet schools’ needs.
Dealing with dyslexia is an educational struggle, not just in the classroom, but with sceptics in the system.
Juke is only three weeks old but he's joined a generation of children whose education costs could reach $1 million by the time they finish university.
The University of Canberra scores $1.5 million grant for maths and science in schools research.
Matraville Sports High School has long been celebrated as a fertile breeding ground for football stars, with rugby union's legendary Ella brothers and scores of NRL players among its notable alumni.
As technology has moved on, science teachers have had work hard to keep up.
Much the same as the cinema genre of French sex comedies, the parlous state of maths education in Australia is no laughing matter.