eUpdate - 2019 – Term 4

Education Update 347
6 December 2019

Teacher union puts new offer to ballot of members….

SAASSO Survey in Parliament….

Worrying decline in PISA test results….

Australia tanks in global rankings despite $20bn boost….

SA school trials phone blocking technology….

Teaching becoming more challenging….

 

 

Education Update 346
29 November 2019

Parent survey finds support for sanitary products in school….

SA exams go digital in 2021….

Exemption to keep some Year 7s in primary school until 2024….

ATAR is the start of the journey, not the end….

Tasmania bans mobile phones in schools….

A generation of children don’t know how to play….

 

 

Education Update 345
22 November 2019

White Ribbon Day….

Green Team there for schoolies….

SA’s Year 1 students make big gains in phonics checks….

Is it time to shake up report cards….

SA apprentice training numbers increase almost 30%…. 

World-first mental health study….

STEM education key in SA….

 

Education Update 344
8 November 2019

Parents key to Year 7s’ big move….

Students showcase female triumph….

10 South Australian high schools building a bright future….

SA international student growth beats national average….

Teachers trained to handle sexting….

Preschool funds tied to attendance….

More male teachers needed….

 

Education Update 343
8 November 2019

Major SA study into dropouts and at-risk students….

Disability Royal Commission – day one….

Disability Royal Commission – reluctant teachers….

More playtime for kids, but when….

Call for funding to keep kids in school….

Lack of exams may cause stress….

State sued for abandoning autistic boy’s education….

 

Education Update 342
1 November 2019

Day end of year concerts because of teacher industrial action….

World Teachers’ Day….

TAFE not just a ‘fallback’ for students, study confirms….

Two thirds of parents struggle to care for their own health….

Parent concern over TikTok….

Mobile phones banned in WA….

 

 

Education Update 341
25 October 2019

Parents big lever to lifting academic outcomes….

SAASSO Survey 26: period poverty….

Class sizes are not the big issue in school standards….

SA preschools eligible for new support program….

School training overhaul….

Banning mobile phones in schools….

New play tackles youth suicide….

 

 

Education Update 340
18 October 2019

Country schools fight dwindling enrolments….

Half of schoolies don’t know about the morning after pill….

Wealthy areas more likely to vaccinate….

ATAR won’t last much longer….

National robotics competition….

Kids learn from rough and tumble play with dad….

SA schools cut disability red tape….