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Pupils at Siltamaki primary school perform a rap as part of their cross-subject learning Jussi Helttunen For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy. Only far eastern countries such as Singapore and China outperform […]

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Just 52% of students in year 10 are meeting the minimum standard required in ICT. from www.shutterstock.com Australian teenagers are increasingly struggling to achieve the basic level required in information and communications technology (ICT). In 2014, only around half (52%) of students in Year 10 achieved the minimum standard of […]

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We need to understand that some students make faster progress than others. AAP Every year, the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) reveals stark inequalities in student achievement in literacy and numeracy across Australian schools. While recent results showed some improvements around the nation, serious performance gaps remain between […]