Childhood educators protest in Queensland this week

JANA GABRIJEL Early Childhood educators in Queensland are walking off the job this week in a protest about wages. The walkout is planned for this Thursday, 7 September, at 3:20 pm, to signify the time employees fundamentally start working … [Read more...]

Technology leads the way for disability education

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE. Queensland disability services provider, Endeavour Foundation, is leading the way in modern special education by using state of the art virtual reality technology. A partnership forged between the foundation and Queensland … [Read more...]

Food for thought at NAIDOC Week 2017

TALISA ELEY Food is close to the heart for Gold Coast Indigenous leader Annie Woodcock. She showcased the humble bush scone known as “Johnny Cakes” at the 2017 NAIDOC Celebrations at Griffith University Gold Coast campus in July. For the … [Read more...]

Teacher increase combats low graduate employment rates

  JARRAD BOYD A planned increase to the amount of teachers available to public schools could potentially combat the lack of graduate jobs for education students. The Palaszczuk Government recently announced that it will be increasing the … [Read more...]

Every child deserves a childhood

CASSANDRA PALMER-FIELD Reading books, packing bags and doing homework, for most young children these are the dreaded daily chores. Yet for refugees they are the small pleasures that take their minds off the trauma and tragedy. Australia holds … [Read more...]

Haven helps youth homelessness

REBECCA BATS The 2011 ABS Census shows 18 years of age and younger makes 27% of all homeless people in Australia. Homelessness can be attributed to many reasons, the most common being, housing crisis, domestic and family violence or … [Read more...]

The Power of Schools

LIZ CALLIGEROS Australia has experienced sustained population growth for many decades, with substantial increase in immigrant numbers since the late 1990's. A new study released by the Scanlon Foundation suggests that schools may play a … [Read more...]

Young Queenslanders future Safety Heroes

ANYIETH KUOTZ Young Queenslanders have an opportunity to potentially save lives through a new electrical energy information program in schools. Ergon and Energex have joined forces to create a program to turn students into Safety … [Read more...]

Blues Culture Lives at Broadbeach

ANSON LAM There are lots of music festivals around Australia such as St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Splendour in the Grass and Meredith Music Festival. Most music festivals do not celebrate just one type of music. Moreover, those festivals cost … [Read more...]

Closing the Gap on Indigenous Education

ANIKA MCMAHON The Department of Education and Training (DET) reveals improved educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Queensland state schools. A Spokesperson from the DET said a number of support systems … [Read more...]