The Australian Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has given an interview on topics including school funding and the Australian Curriculum. See transcript 17 November 2013.
Susan Mann, CEO of Education Services Australia, has recently described ways in which educational technology is impacting on teaching and curriculum design: see interview in the Huffington Post 31 October 2013.
New Zealand's Education Minister, Hekia Parata, has announced proposals for a new independent body for education professionals in the early childhood (ECE) and school sectors. See article in the Education Gazette 11 November 2013.
One hundred Victorian primary teachers have commenced specialist maths and science training, as part of the State Government's Primary Maths and Science Specialists initiative.
An article on Edudemic 8 October 2013 suggests ways that teachers can assist students' reading comprehension using the capabilities of mobile technologies.
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