The coordinator of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has linked Australia's steady decline in all three test areas of maths, reading and science to the country's "tolerance of failure" in schools..
Pallavi Singhal A handful of Sydney students spoke to NASA's acting administrator Robert Lightfoot and CSIRO's chief executive Larry Marshall about the possibilities for Australian students following this week's announcement that the country will establish a domestic space agency.
Pallavi Singhal When Ateeq-ur Rahman first arrived in Australia from Pakistan in 2011, he had very few plans after high school. Two years later, he was tossing up between offers to study medical science or mining engineering.
Pallavi Singhal "You don't get better at teaching just by doing it for longer" a visiting expert says.
Ruth McCosker Brisbane's Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is not concerned about recent reports Chinese students are no longer studying in Australia.
Pallavi Singhal Students in regional and remote parts of Australia are up to two years behind their metropolitan peers in NAPLAN English and PISA maths tests, and this gap is likely to widen in coming years if major funding and structural issues are not addressed, according to the Australian Education Union.
Pallavi Singhal For nearly six months, Nicole Lim says her son Carlos Blanch, who has autism and is nonverbal, came home from school every week with cuts and bruises on his arms and legs.
Felicity Caldwell An innovative Queensland project is helping preserve endangered languages.
Pallavi Singhal A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority.
Judith Ireland All year one students would undergo a national literacy and numeracy test, under a federal government plan to improve the detection of learning difficulties.