NAPLAN report confirms need for action to boost student outcomes

The latest report on NAPLAN results has highlighted the need for educators and policymakers to “leave the politicking at the door” and work together to deliver the reforms Australia’s school system needs to lift student achievement. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the 2016 NAPLAN National Report confirmed the preliminary results from August…

Young Historian of the Year 2016

An outstanding essay about Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira has delivered New South Wales student Rachel Wang the prestigious 2016 National Young Historian of the Year Award. Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, presented the Year 9 MLC School, Burwood student with $1000 and a plaque at the National History Challenge awards ceremony at Parliament…