New AITSL Board appointed
Three new directors have been appointed to the Board of the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).
ACARA revises Australian Curriculum website
ACARA has revised the identification of the general capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities on the Australian Curriculum website.
WA signs on to Independent Public Schools initiative
Western Australia has agreed to participate in the Australian Government’s Independent Public Schools initiative.
Teachers and experts discuss education technology at Brisbane conference
Representatives from primary, secondary, tertiary, higher education and workplace learning discussed teaching learning and education technology at the EduTECH 2015 conference in Brisbane, 2-3 June. See 7News report 3 June 2015.
4th National Coaching in Education Conference
Slideshow presentations are now available from the recently completed 4th National Coaching in Education Conference.
Education department executives allegedly wipe evidence from computers
The Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC) has commenced a hearing into alleged corruption and misuse of funds within the Victorian education department. See report from ABC News 4 June 2015 and articles in The Age 26 May, 24 May, and 19 May 2015.
Why ‘wellness’ isn’t the answer to overwork
An article in The Conversation 22 May 2015 warns against 'wellness' programs as a solution to the stress caused by excessive workloads.