While other static playground equipment provide significant play value, no equipment allows children to climb so freely, safely and as high as rope structures do, according to adventure+.
High performing leaders defend their values and beliefs and prioritise their health and wellbeing, writes Dennis Yarrington, President of the Primary Principals Association.
Testing Year 1 students for basic literacy and numeracy skills may help to discover children who need extra help and improve long-term educational results, Federal Government Education Minister Simon Birmingham has said.
Victoria’s public schools will be forced to allow their female students to wear shorts or pants instead of dresses and skirts, following changes from the state government.
Education leaders from across Australia met today to discuss their continued commitment to strengthening initial teacher education (ITE), in a bid to develop higher quality, classroom-ready graduates.
A University of Sydney and NSW Department of Education program to improve primary school children’s attention and memory has produced significant improvements in maths and spelling, according to an evaluation of a pilot program in thirteen classes across six schools.