Agency in charge of national literacy and numeracy tests blames principals and teachers for pressuring students to do well on the controversial exams.
It seems to be omni-present yet scientists have little idea of what dark matter is.
There is too little debate about how to move forward from racism, says Shane Houston from the University of Sydney.
Later this week, a Senate committee will hold the first hearing of an inquiry into the effectiveness of the annual NAPLAN tests. The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), which develops the NAPLAN tests, has made a submission, as have dozens of organisations, schools and individuals.
Recently, I was in a meeting discussing NAPLAN where someone, a good friend, tweeted that I said ''NAPLAN is not meant to be used to judge schools''. I did say that and I do believe that.
Educators should be judged on individual performances, not paid a one-size salary.
Students can prepare for a career in all facets of the music industry.
Linkage grants joining academia and industry may be on the way out.
The case of Bradley Manning calls into question the role of whistleblowers.
Last week's GAT, sat by 40,000 students, was not gender neutral. Quite the opposite.
MARGARET River's new Woolworths complex opened early this morning with cakes, cheque presentations and the official cutting of ...
JAKARTA will get a taste of the South West this month when a food and wine festival is ...
PREVELLY'S Blake McDonald has enjoyed success after success in his DJ career lately and he's throwing a party ...
THE Margaret River Theatre Group's new production, FourPlay, opens today at the Margaret River Senior High School auditorium ...
LOCAL students took part in a make-believe crime scene during a recent forensics workshop.
THE Cape to Cape Catchments Group recently completed a report outlining the condition of Quininup Brook, in the ...
JACOB Willcox has returned triumphant from Nicar agua after being named the U16 world surfing champion.