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'They can't focus': Students struggle in Sydney's hottest schools

'They can't focus': Students struggle in Sydney's hottest schools

Stella, 11, says the heat gives her headaches while her friend Mia, says it makes her feel like she's been "running for hours"

  • by Lanie Tindale

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Police Minister referred complaints about deputy principal 18 months before arrest

Police Minister referred complaints about deputy principal 18 months before arrest

Letters obtained by the Herald reveal Police Minister David Elliott wrote to the Education Minister in July 2019 because parents and teachers were concerned about Kellyville High deputy principal Damian Wanstall.

  • by Alexandra Smith and Natassia Chrysanthos
New western suburbs school to open in time for first semester 2023

New western suburbs school to open in time for first semester 2023

Community consultation will begin in early 2021 for the first new primary school in Brisbane's inner west in 60 years. The Greens are asking that it be a prep to year 12 school.

  • by Tony Moore
'Everything's on the table': Mandatory school vaccinations to be decided

'Everything's on the table': Mandatory school vaccinations to be decided

Education Department officials have been questioned on what the plan is for students and teachers who opted not to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Sweltering schools forced to wait for network upgrades before they turn on aircon

Sweltering schools forced to wait for network upgrades before they turn on aircon

Brand new airconditioning units have been installed in dozens of Queensland schools but they can't be fired up yet.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'Right direction': Australian students improve in science, maths

'Right direction': Australian students improve in science, maths

Australia has lifted its performance in a global mathematics and science test but disadvantaged, rural and Indigenous students still lag behind other students.

  • by Madeleine Heffernan
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Playground duty puts teachers at risk of skin cancer, study finds

Playground duty puts teachers at risk of skin cancer, study finds

A Queensland researcher says schools could greatly reduce the risk to teachers by adjusting their break times.

  • by Stuart Layt
Class of 2020, the world is yours
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Class of 2020, the world is yours

Here are five qualities and attributes that will give you guidance in meeting future challenges.

  • by John Pesutto
'It's galling': Educators say new school policy fails to deliver

'It's galling': Educators say new school policy fails to deliver

Teachers and principals have accused the government of scapegoating them for system failures with the announcement of new public school performance targets.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos and Jordan Baker
'Zones of aspiration': Schools to be grilled if students fail to meet performance targets

'Zones of aspiration': Schools to be grilled if students fail to meet performance targets

Schools will have to meet targets set by the department in student wellbeing, attendance and exam results or face intervention from the NSW Department of Education.

  • by Jordan Baker
Qld Education Minister says 90 per cent of schools are airconditioned
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Qld Education Minister says 90 per cent of schools are airconditioned

Education Minister Grace Grace says 90 per cent of Queensland schools are now airconditioned and the remainder will be finished by June 2022.

  • by Tony Moore