Government going right ahead with nationwide online NAPLAN test after trials this year were a spectacular failure.

“Just because it didn’t work this year doesn’t mean it won’t work next year,” said Education spokesperson, Dustin Chalk (51). Results from the online 2019 NAPLAN trial are in and the verdict was it was a mess, with many schools not being able to log in or have enough computers for all students to use.Continue reading “Government going right ahead with nationwide online NAPLAN test after trials this year were a spectacular failure.”

Wine sales skyrocket as NAPLAN starts.

“I’m going to need to double my wine bottle quota this week, so make it 12,” said Year 3 teacher, Aimee Jones (27). Considered the most stressful week of the year for teachers, NAPLAN week also holds the honour of aiding bottle shops across the country set new wine sales records. And given how theContinue reading “Wine sales skyrocket as NAPLAN starts.”

New teaching model sees teachers skip uni and four years of two-minute noodles.

“But they’ll miss out on cheap beer prices too!” A new teacher training method, the ‘Clinical teaching’ model, is being trialled in Australia and not everyone is happy. The model, which involves trainee teachers spending 1-2 days of paid work on class, then being educated on site at their actual school, has raised concerns withContinue reading “New teaching model sees teachers skip uni and four years of two-minute noodles.”

Students walk out of schools demanding immediate action on climate change, but have second thoughts when Principal offers to remove all air conditioners and flat screen TVs.

“Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! We didn’t mean that we would be the ones making sacrifices.”