When students begin first semester next month, many will find themselves in overcrowded classes taught by casual academics. Gone are the days of permanent staff tutoring undergraduates in groups of eight: students are more likely to be in classes of 20 to 30, while lectures can have hundreds.
Close reading, careful analysis and lively discussion are key to success in English.
The federal government's scheme providing high school students with laptop computers is on the brink of collapse, leaving parents with hefty bills and educators with a chaotic start to the school year.
A central coast high school has become the first in NSW to enter a formal partnership with a mining company in a bid to boost the quality of the workforce.
University students studying for an extra two years to receive ''double degrees'' are not being rewarded with a doubling of their job prospects, new research has found.
Baillieu government won't say how it came up with the claim that pay rise would cost Victorian taxpayers $13 billion.
The states have complained they are still being kept in the dark over proposed school funding reforms, with one minister pulling out of Friday's meeting with the federal government amid fears it would achieve nothing.
A 12 per cent pay rise for teachers over three years would cost Victorian taxpayers $13 billion and is 'unsustainable', according to the state government.
THE Department of Education and Communities is in talks with local councils over land for a new school and expanding the grounds of existing schools on the north shore, as enrolments in the area continue to surge.
THE residents of a cul-de-sac in Engadine say locals are afraid to move into their quaint 22-house street in Sydney's south.