"I'm bored!" It's the catchcry every parent loathes, especially four weeks into the six week summer school holiday break. But education academics say the so-called iPad generation needs to experience boredom, because it is vital to learning.
Over recent months, we have expanded our delivery of professional learning and outreach workshops to teachers, school leaders, parents and students in rural, remote and regional communities across New South Wales.
As thousands of students begin their end of high school exams today, a new survey has found that most people believe using the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) to determine university entry adds too much pressure to already stressed out s