HUNTER Christian School students have emerged ‘‘very happy’’ from their Society and Culture exam, which allowed them to reference musicians including the Arctic Monkeys and Marilyn Manson in a question about popular culture.
Uncertainty about federal government deregulation plans leave the university unable to plan for next year.
In an open letter to vice-chancellors,130 academics and professional staff warned about fostering respect.
Schools will be able to choose to sit NAPLAN tests online in 2017 and the use of pen and paper for the national numeracy and literacy tests will be completely phased out by 2019, after education ministers agreed on the roll-out of interactive testing today.
Two arts education specialists have attacked theatre companies companies for programming bland work that fails to respect young audiences, and using school programs merely to put "bums on seats".
The three questions in the first section of the compulsory HSC English paper, which are worth 15 of the paper's 45 marks, will only be marked once.
Parents whose children attend Catholic schools in the more affluent areas of Sydney face higher fees as changes to the federal government's funding model force a rethink.