HSC students are picking easier subjects and arriving at university ill-prepared partly because universities have decided not to mandate required knowledge for entry into certain degrees, education leaders acknowledge.
Fears that one of New South Wales' largest private schools would be forced to close this summer have not materialised, with a reprieve granted by the Board of Studies (BOS).
High school students are increasingly studying subjects they consider safe options rather than challenging themselves, the head of one of Sydney's most privileged private schools says.
International student test results are a major concern, writes Iain Martin.
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Copying the methods of successful countries isn't the way to lift PISA test results.
Reforming secondary education could boost productivity across several industries.
The holidays beckon but the Maths Masters have compiled their sixth annual summer quiz to keep us busy over the break.
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