Victims and their families can feel totally helpless. But some schools are trialling a new approach to combat bullying.
These days, it is common for Victorian primary schools to pair preps with older pupils as part of the anti-bullying Better Buddies program. One Melbourne school has taken it a step further.
They came from Armidale, Bourke, Brewarrina, Coonamble, Delroy, Dubbo South, Inverell, Moree and Tamworth. The state's most academically committed indigenous students were rewarded for their efforts in Sydney this week.
A Supreme Court judge has formally awarded a former teacher more than $1.27 million in damages after he developed chronic depression when forced to teach the worst behaved students.
The Australian education system is in worse shape now than when David Gonski handed down his damning assessment of it three years ago, with academic performance sliding and the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students widening.
Principals and teachers fear they are headed down a path of privatisation by stealth, after Victoria signed a contentious deal to enhance Tony Abbott's push to have 1500 "independent public schools" by 2017.
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.
Eden’s beauty will again be in photographers’ sights following the launch of the Eden Whale Festival Photography Competition ...
Tanner Upton, along with four cubs from Bega, was presented with her Grey Wolf Award at a recent ...
A faded photograph recalls a time past, a country show no longer held, and enduring friendship.