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Time outs can lead to tuning out, researcher says

Naughty corners and time outs and are common disciplinary actions in the classroom but an education expert has warned that these techniques could make student disengagement worse. University of South Australia researcher Dr Anna Sullivan said research has shown that ...

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Teachers are targets of bullies too

Workplace bullying is a huge problem in the education sector and can come from people from above, junior staff, colleagues, pupils and even parents, an employment and labour law expert says. In an extended interview with education editor Antonia Maiolo ...

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Abbott Govt actioning BBF child care review

Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley has released the first-ever comprehensive review of the Budget Based Funded (BBF) child care programme. The Government invests about $61 million annually to support around 340 BBF services, which deliver child care, early learning ...

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