Education news from Australia and the United Kindgom
- Off flying
- Getting ready
- Drone instructors
- Teen drone racers
- Teenage teachers design and deliver drone class
Nathaniel Kuchel and Cale Manly practise some drone racing on their school oval.
- Drone-teaching teens from Ararat get their lessons on the syllabus
With drone use really taking off across the country, creating a buzz from agriculture to weddings, two teenagers are meeting demand with a specially designed course.
- Learndirect training contract withdrawn over standards concerns
Training company is barred from taking on new apprentices as Ofsted prepares to release critical report.
- No reverse on 6.1% student interest rate
The government has ruled out any reversing on plans for higher interest charges on student loans.
- Counselling domestic abusers cuts offending by third, say researchers
A radical counselling scheme for some domestic abusers cuts offending by a third, researchers say.
- Queen's University survey is told of 170 sex attacks on students
Almost 170 Queen's University students say they were sexually assaulted, according to a survey.
- 'Segregation' in students' university choices
Black and Asian students are much more likely to choose universities in big, multicultural cities.
- Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo'
Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services do not get the help they need.
- Wealth gap in university places
Young people in wealthy areas 18 times more likely to go to university than those in the poorest.