Parents want children to solve problems, self-reflect and be compassionate, not "win" everything.
Emily Baker There were 30 reported incidents of occupational violence against principals last year.
Chris Young It's part of an emphasis on 'project learning’ – identifying principles of English and maths through active work
Emily Baker Michele Allen was already working as a teacher when her husband proposed they home school their eldest son.
Pallavi Singhal Nellie Joseph, 14, got into an elite private school in Sydney's east on a rare sporting scholarship and plays touch football, waterpolo and netball, but she suddenly doesn't see the point of staying in school until year 12.
Eryk Bagshaw Students who have dropped out of university after an assault refused counselling, advocates say.
Andrew Taylor Parents pay a high price for home educating children with a disability whose needs are not met by schools.
Bridie Smith Science Editor Children exposed to at least a year and a half of private music lessons have an edge when it comes to detecting patterns in the world around us, with musical instrument training making their brains better at statistical learning.
Pallavi Singhal The ATAR scaling system is rewarding students who study the lowest-level HSC general mathematics course with up to 6.5 marks more than those who opt for the advanced 2-unit maths course, creating a 'loophole' that is pushing high-achieving students into the less challenging course.
Chris Young Students and staff took in a compelling lecture on the value of ‘True Vision’ on Monday