New teachers say they need better preparation in dealing with behaviour management and more practical experience in schools before graduating from university, a major study has revealed.
The state government is facing a crisis of overcrowding in primary schools in Sydney’s north, with some schools projected to be enrolling more than double the number of students they have space for within four years.
The NSW public school system is facing a $7 billion shortfall and declining standards unless the government doubles its spending over the next two decades to meet the state's growing population, a leaked report reveals.
Hughes Primary celebrates its 50th anniversary by partying like its 1964.
Sam Clarke was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 13. On Tuesday, Sam showed how far he had come since beating Hodgkin's lymphoma for a second time. He flooded a football pitch with a thousand students draped in yellow to raise awareness for RUOK?.
The NSW government has announced a state-wide report card for preschoolers that will enable kindergarten teachers to preview children coming into their classrooms.
Inner-Sydney parents, teachers and community members have put their heads together to solve the city's looming school shortage and have sent a resounding call to the government. They want a new high school and they want it now, the feedback from extensive community consultation indicates.
Christian parents who home school their children in NSW have admitted they teach creationism as part of science, despite it not being part of the state's curriculum.
The federal government will continue to subsidize 15 hours of kindergarten for four-year-olds for another year.