Education

Health worker left in tears by agonising dilemma

premium_icon Health worker left in tears by agonising dilemma

“Walking out of the school gates I burst into tears..."

Parents’ next concern as school’s out, maybe for winter

premium_icon Parents’ next concern as school’s out, maybe for winter

Coronavirus Qld: Parents stress over what school closures mean

Top tips for school kids studying at home

premium_icon Top tips for school kids studying at home

A University of Southern Queensland education academic has shared tips on how...

Queensland schools to go 'student free'

Queensland schools to go 'student free'

Palaszczuk says Queensland schools will go "student-free" from next week, but will remain open for children of essential workers.

Top tips for homeschooling during our lockdown

premium_icon Top tips for homeschooling during our lockdown

Parents across Australia are now educating their children at home with no end date. And many, like comedian Dave Hughes, are learning how to navigate the new normal.

Teachers in NSW call for schools to be declared pupil-free

Teachers in NSW call for schools to be declared pupil-free

"IT IS now essential that an immediate transition to an emergency mode of school operation be put in place with minimum staffing".

‘Sacrificial lambs’: Teachers’ virus risk

‘Sacrificial lambs’: Teachers’ virus risk

Teachers have found out just how likely they are to contract coronavirus, and now they’re likening themselves to “sacrificial lambs”.

MY FIRST YEAR: Get your copy inside DEX today

MY FIRST YEAR: Get your copy inside DEX today

EXCLUSIVE: Class of 2020 Kindy photos from schools across the Clarence Valley in our commemorative 12-page liftout

Why I’ve kept my child home from school. And you should too

premium_icon Why I’ve kept my child home from school. And you should too

It’s my duty to keep my child out of school. I’m not a politician or in healthcare. I’m just a single mum, doing her small bit to flatten the curve, writes Nama...

Send or keep home? Parents need clarity from experts

Send or keep home? Parents need clarity from experts

Many parents are conflicted between following advice to keep their children in school while anti-virus measures unfold elsewhere.

Optional to send kids to NT schools now

Optional to send kids to NT schools now

TERRITORY schools will stay open for now but it will be optional for parents to send their children to classes, Chief Minister Michael Gunner said today

Angry teachers’ shock treatment in school virus fight

premium_icon Angry teachers’ shock treatment in school virus fight

As debate continues in several states about whether schools should stay open, teachers groups say their members’ health and safety is being compromised.

Explainer: Why NSW schools are still open

premium_icon Explainer: Why NSW schools are still open

Parents are dealing with mass confusion over the status of NSW’s schools as the coronavirus crisis deepens.

Relief for Clarence teachers amid pandemic

premium_icon Relief for Clarence teachers amid pandemic

Teacher reveals what classroom life has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what these new changes will mean for them

NSW schools not given ‘enhanced’ clean for COVID-19

premium_icon NSW schools not given ‘enhanced’ clean for COVID-19

Principals were told by the Department of Education there would be more thorough cleaning of schools — but it seems nobody told the cleaning companies or school...

Even if schools close, I won’t be teaching my kids at home

premium_icon Even if schools close, I won’t be teaching my kids at home

Forget calculus, if my children are forced to stay home amid the coronavirus outbreak they’ll be watching TV, playing games, and eating tin upon tin of creamed corn.

NSW students urged to stay home but schools remain open

NSW students urged to stay home but schools remain open

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has urged parents to keep their children home but stressed schools will remain open for those who need them.

Confusion over PM's school call as states break ranks

Confusion over PM's school call as states break ranks

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is urging parents to keep their kids at home even though schools will remain open.