A primary school student with autism was restrained by teachers and locked in a time-out room for more than an hour, during which the student wrapped an electrical cord around their neck, a NSW Ombudsman's report reveals.
Alexandra Smith The former principal of an elite Sydney school is suing the school and two teachers for defamation following her resignation from the school, which came after more than 100 teachers signed a motion of no confidence in her.
Pallavi Singhal Nearly a third of government high schools in Sydney are "neither efficient nor effective", according to a new study that finds poor use of resources by schools is often linked to students' low ATARs.
Alexandra Smith The Scots College is under pressure to expel two students who broke into the school overnight and stole physics papers before a trial HSC exam on Tuesday morning.
Matthew Knott Universities would be hit with $1.2 billion in funding cuts under the Turnbull government's higher education changes, with new data showing some institutions are set to lose up to $57 million over the next four years.
Alexandra Smith Children as young as five are displaying worrying sexual behaviour at school, prompting concerns that teachers are ill-equipped to differentiate between whether students are victims of sexual abuse or imitating what they see in music videos or internet advertising, new research reveals.
Pallavi Singhal When Pokemon Go took over children's screens last year and most teachers were struggling to keep it out of the classroom, a school on the NSW central coast decided to incorporate the popular game into their science lessons.
Andrew Brown There are fewer portable classrooms in Canberra despite surging student numbers.
Emily Baker The Catholic Commission for Employment Relations, which represents Catholic school employers, has applied to prevent teachers from taking industrial action.
Alexandra Smith The HSC is an "artefact of the past" that has passed its use-by date, according to a leading NSW Catholic educator who also warns that NAPLAN results are routinely misused and misrepresented.
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