Tag: K-12

14
Mar

Which extracurricular activity is right for your child?

Extracurricular activities are a quintessential element of Australian education and from music and performance to sport and community service, the choices are near endless. The benefits are varied, offering the opportunity to make new friends, become part of a team, learn new skills, expand knowledge, boost self-confidence and enhance independence. 

27
Feb

Brimbank high schools set to swell

Secondary schools in parts of Brimbank are in for a tight squeeze with a shortage of places available to cater for the region’s booming student population.

21
Feb

Pupils outnumber school places in outer north

Melbourne’s outer north is facing an “alarming” shortage of secondary schools, education experts are warning. 

11
Feb

Melbourne’s outer suburbs face alarming shortage of secondary schools

Melbourne’s outer suburbs are facing a high school crush with an “alarming” shortage of secondary schools.

11
Feb

Shortage of high schools for a growing student population

Melbourne’s outer suburbs are facing an alarming high school shortage according to new research from Good Education Media.

8
Aug

Single-sex schools outperforming co-ed study

The findings from the newly-released Good Schools Guide show that single-sex non-government schools are outperforming their coeducational counterparts – but they come at a price. 

5
Aug

Single sex schools linked to higher academic outcomes

An analysis of Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority data shows that private schools don’t necessarily produce students with better academic results, and that putting kids in single sex schools makes more of a difference. 

30
Jul

Private school fees: Queensland parents getting best deal in the country

Queensland parents are getting the best deal in the country when it comes to private school fees, according to a national report.

29
Jul

Data shows single-sex schools outclass co-eds in VCE results but cost more

Single-sex schools are outclassing their co-ed counterparts in Victorian Certificate of Education results — but are blowing a larger hole in parents’ finances in the process. The number of students achieving study scores at 40 or above was higher at sex-segregated schools last year, data from Victoria’s curriculum authority shows. The Good Education Group analysis revealed that 8 per cent

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29
Jul

Schooling boys and girls separately is good for results but tough on parents’ hip pockets

Single-sex non-government schools* are outperforming their coeducational counterparts — but they come at a price — according to The Good Schools Guide Victoria 2017.