Education

Free training sessions to tackle suicide and mental health stigmas

premium_icon Free training sessions to tackle suicide and mental health...

EARLY suicide prevention training will now be offered to pharmacy employees and the...

How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

premium_icon How school report cards are failing Aussie kids

Experts call for ‘pointless’ school report cards to be scrapped

Schools unhappy with teacher ‘stimulus’ payment

premium_icon Schools unhappy with teacher ‘stimulus’ payment

Catholic schools unhappy with one-off $25m ‘stimulus’ payment

Why child porn teacher was made prisoner of court

premium_icon Why child porn teacher was made prisoner of court

Darren Westley Mitchell returns to court for breaching his suspended sentence over child exploitation material.

After school care services failing Queensland kids

premium_icon After school care services failing Queensland kids

An investigation has found thousands of kids are in after school care services that fail to meet quality standards. SEE IF YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL IS ON THE LIST

What teens are being told about sexting

premium_icon What teens are being told about sexting

A website offering explicit advice on sexting has been endorsed by Education Queensland, triggering outrage among politicians and child safety advocates.

Security called to high school after ‘number of threats’

premium_icon Security called to high school after ‘number of threats’

Security has been called to an Ipswich school after “a number of threats” in recent days. The principal has now confirmed police are investigating.

Phillip Richards turns trigonometry into a sunny landmark

premium_icon Phillip Richards turns trigonometry into a sunny landmark

A former schoolteacher who spent ten years teaching maths has used his trigonometry skills to design the only analemmatic dial in Queensland.

Parents bankrupted over school principal defamation case

premium_icon Parents bankrupted over school principal defamation case

Two parents accused of defaming Tamborine Mountain State School Principal Tracey Brose on Facebook have been bankrupted.

Catholic education sector commences ‘work ban’

premium_icon Catholic education sector commences ‘work ban’

THREE Bundaberg schools will join thousands of Catholic teachers around the state today, to take part in what is being referred to as a “work ban”.

7000 teachers start work bans after wage talks fail

premium_icon 7000 teachers start work bans after wage talks fail

Work bans will begin at almost 200 Queensland Catholic schools after the union and employers failed to reach a new wage agreement. FULL LIST OF SCHOOLS AFFECTED

Expert’s view on three-year-olds at school

premium_icon Expert’s view on three-year-olds at school

Children as young as three could be attending a number of Queensland schools from next year, but is your child ready?

Kid takes knife to school over fear of ‘extreme’ bullying

premium_icon Kid takes knife to school over fear of ‘extreme’ bullying

A mother says her disabled children have been abused and punished by teachers, while the union cops heat for “supporting segregated education”.

Teacher seen ‘dragging’ student: Commission hears

premium_icon Teacher seen ‘dragging’ student: Commission hears

A mother has spoken out about the struggles they have faced in the education system, including a time when the girl was left with “severe anxiety”.

Nathan gets $11,000 wage cut because of disability

premium_icon Nathan gets $11,000 wage cut because of disability

He was in the job for more than a decade before the business changed ownership and overnight it all changed

Schoolies’ parents receive some sage advice

premium_icon Schoolies’ parents receive some sage advice

AROUND this time of the year, there are mixed emotions at the prospect of a child finishing their school journey.

Cannabis off the street ahead of Schoolies

premium_icon Cannabis off the street ahead of Schoolies

Police have seized several hundred thousand dollars’ worth of drugs in the state’s southeast just weeks before the annual Schoolies celebration.

Illegal counterfeit pianos making music in Warwick schools

premium_icon Illegal counterfeit pianos making music in Warwick schools

These pianos were about to be firewood but this bush charity has given them a second life.