Australian high school students are up to two school years behind their peers in the world's best performing countries, a major global test of student achievement has revealed.
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Karen Hardy Australian students are up to two school years behind their peers in the world's best performing countries.
Georgina Connery The ACT Government has committed to hire 20 school psychologists but just five schools will benefit from the promise in 2017.
Andrew Brown New figures from the ABS have shown one in five Australians are enrolled in study.
Karen Hardy The ACT has come out ahead in the latest international maths and science rankings but there are problems for Australia.
Bridie Smith Science Editor One of Melbourne's oldest gardens which was laid out when the colony of Victoria was just two years young is under threat from building works, which could swallow up about 10 per cent of the remaining grounds.
Kelsey Munro The public vocational educator was struggling with a disastrous enrolment system, massive job cuts and chaotic implementation of government reforms.
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