Tag: high school

Education cuts put knife to reform

Matthew Schultz- November 6, 2012

Spotlight on how the state is administering a $620m restructure to move Year 7 to the first year of high school. Read More

Queensland primary schools to thrive under change

Dane Lillingstone- October 20, 2012

Opinions vary on the benefits of moving grade seven from primary to high school Read More

Teachers divided on year 7 to high school

Matthew Schultz- October 10, 2012

The decision by the Queensland Government to move Year 7 into high school from 2015 has received a number of different responses from teachers. Read More

Paying for kindy costs Queensland’s chance to catch up

Amalia Buckerfield- October 5, 2012

The Queensland government has been struggling to catch up with other high-achieving states; the introduction of prep, the entrance age for year 1 being raised ... Read More

Grade 7 results point to change

Dane Lillingstone- October 5, 2012

NAPLAN results have shown that Queensland is behind the national average Read More

Year 7 to high school: difficult but necessary

Matthew Schultz- September 24, 2012

Year 7 will move to high school from the year 2015. Dan McMahon, the principal of high school Shalom College, insists that moving Year 7 ... Read More