The Illawarra community showed its caring spirit on Thursday and Friday.
Michael Bachelard 'The government is offering laptops'. Hidden video shows how dodgy vocational colleges are still selling courses to the poor.
Markus Mannheim Plan aims to alleviate a shortage of skills in Canberra's construction industry.
Eryk Bagshaw The NSW government will build the state's first public school inside a university campus as it sells off a hundred hectares of land that belonged to one of the state's first selective schools in Sydney's west.
Eryk Bagshaw The Education Minister had a blunt message: "If you think this is a joke, you will find yourself in significant trouble."
Eryk Bagshaw Australia is facing a crisis of computer literacy after the latest national IT tests showed a 10 per cent drop in results among school students, with NSW students among the worst performers.
Matthew Knott Several universities are being threatened with tough penalties for allegedly artificially boosting their performance on prestigious research rankings which are used to allocate government funding.
Eryk Bagshaw The man accused of recruiting disabled, illiterate students from Aboriginal missions and putting them into thousands of dollars worth of debt will appeal the cancellation of his licence by the Australian Skills and Quality Authority.
Peter Spinks Scientists can sequence the DNA of almost the entire human genome to identify some performance genes. But testing for this in children is some way off, research shows.
Alexandra Smith Principals will be paid more to run the state's most disadvantaged public schools, in what has been described as a ''seismic shift'' in policy.