Trainee teachers in Singapore are paid while they are studying, as few as 20 per cent of applicants get into the course and starting salaries are equal to an engineer or accountant ensuring teaching is one of the most respected professions in the country, according to the head of Singapore's teacher training institute.
For Patrick Green, a physiotherapy student at the University of Sydney, the thought of doing his two-unit maths HSC course again would make him want to "crawl up into a little ball and cry."
The Abbott government is offering to ditch or delay the most controversial elements of its sweeping higher education reforms to secure a deal with the Senate cross-benchers to allow universities to set their own fees.
Business is in the blood for many of the boys at Waverley College.
HSC students were evacuated from their business studies exam this morning after a gas leak closed a south coast school.
The intellectual rigour of the most complex high school mathematics does not daunt the students at Sydney Girls High School.
The Archibull Prize is a program aimed at educating school students in rural and urban areas about the importance of agriculture.
"Our whole class fell in love with Gough," Katie Murphy, an HSC student at St Catherine's School, Waverley, gushed. And today's modern history students had the chance to write about him.
NSW is struggling to meet demand for