This week’s top story: On Monday, one state government pledged hundreds of extra full-time maths and science teachers for the state’s public schools. Read more here.
In other news: The Educator looks at the characteristics of the world’s best education systems, and how they’re improving teaching and learning outcomes. Read more here.
Finally: A radical new policy proposed for one state’s schools could see students prohibited from bringing smartphones on to school grounds. Read more here.