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The 2013 QS World University Ranking for Education have just been released, and are available in full from the QS website. This was the second year Education as a discipline has been ranked, using data derived from large-scale academic (70,000) and…Posted: 17th May 2013
NSW become the first state this week to sign up to federal education reforms.
Dr Leila Morsy, a lecturer from the UNSW School of Education joined other national education experts on Channel 7's Weekend Sunrise program to discuss what the…Posted: 30th April 2013
24 April 2013
OPINION: We can't expect teachers to solve disadvantaged children's health problems or housing issues.
The NSW government has taken the lead and signed up to the Gonski school funding reforms. The premise of the sensible,…Posted: 24th April 2013
OPINION: NAPLAN is a high-stakes test - schools are held publicly accountable for its results - and high-stakes tests are known to lead to unethical, unscrupulous, and sometimes corrupt behaviour.
Federal Education Minister Peter Garrett, perhaps…Posted: 9th April 2013
Originally appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald
Corporate involvement in public education is often met with suspicion. As it should be in the case of the Narara Valley High School's formal partnership with NuCoal Resources announced this week. This…Posted: 7th February 2013
Thousands more gifted students are now able to jump a class, thanks to a landmark book on accelerated learning.
“A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America's Brightest Students” argues for academic acceleration of gifted and…Posted: 1st February 2013
The annual School of Education Supervising Teacher Awards Evening was held on Thursday the 22nd November 2012. This special event and highlight in our calendar, is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding support provided by schools and teachers to…Posted: 27th November 2012
UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences research projects have benefited from the latest round of Australian Research Council major grants.
Arts and Social Sciences researchers have been awarded over $1.6 million for seven projects across a broad…Posted: 9th November 2012
This article originally appeared on The Conversation
Apparently, teachers and principals have no need to hear about research on international education policy and are too sensitive to deal with “controversial” ideas.
Last week, the…Posted: 7th November 2012
On Thursday, two School of Education students were presented with the Outstanding Graduate award by the Australian College of Educators (ACE). Julian Kennard and Kalia Ford, recent graduates of the MTeach and BA/BEd program respectively, were…Posted: 5th November 2012