Australian education

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University property sell-offs heighten ‘dire’ housing shortage as students return to Australia
Some international students are frustrated by a lack of help from universities as they face ‘mind-blowing’ rents

Caitlin Cassidy and Stephanie Convery

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Parents turn to buy now, pay later schemes to meet Australia’s soaring school costs
Financial hardship support has not kept pace with the rising cost of uniforms, books, stationery and computers, peak body says

Jordyn Beazley

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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‘A much more creative approach’: remote learning may be over, but home schooling in Australia is on the rise
Even as the number of home schooled children in many states has recently doubled, experts say if you are considering the switch, do it for the right reasons

Caroline Riches

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Victorian government to apologise to victims of sexual abuse at state schools later this year
Daniel Andrews will meet with campaigner Glen Fearnett on Monday ahead of a formal apology

Adeshola Ore and Benita Kolovos

03, Feb, 2023 @7:37 AM

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Purity culture is dehumanising – it’s consent that should be at the centre of sex education | Chanel Contos
If we are educating young people for the purpose of safety, our concern should not be if they are having sex but if they are doing so consensually

Chanel Contos

01, Feb, 2023 @3:36 AM

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NSW teachers should have a 25% pay bump in coming years, research suggests
Exclusive: University of Sydney report says pay has gone ‘from bad to worse’ as cost-of-living pressures rise

Tamsin Rose

31, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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China winds back online study ban after students left scrambling to get to Australia
Students can seek exemption from rule if they cannot get a flight or a visa in time, Chinese government says

Caitlin Cassidy Education reporter

31, Jan, 2023 @1:59 AM

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Visa delays await Chinese students returning to Australia after sudden ban on online learning
Rush to return for beginning of first semester of university presents challenges for visa approvals, flights and accommodation

Caitlin Cassidy and Elias Visontay

30, Jan, 2023 @7:31 AM

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NSW Labor pledges $400m for education to ‘end the war on teachers’ if elected
Education Future Fund will aim to address underfunding of public schools by hiring more teachers and making intensive tutoring program permanent

Ben Smee

29, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Tip of the iceberg’: hundreds of victims allege sexual abuse at Victorian state schools
Exclusive: Pressure builds on government to apologise, as lawyer likens ‘trail of destruction’ to that wreaked by Catholic church

Benita Kolovos

29, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Inflation-driven higher education debt increases to hit millions of Australians
Even under the most conservative scenario, modelling suggests average Help debt will increase by at least $1700 when indexed on 1 June

Caitlin Cassidy

27, Jan, 2023 @11:00 PM

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‘Free’ public education costs as much as $100,000 in parts of Australia, report finds
Melbourne found to be the most expensive city for costs associated with government education, such as devices and tutoring

Caitlin Cassidy

24, Jan, 2023 @9:08 PM

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