The HSC student who’s studying four different language courses

The HSC student who’s studying four different language courses

Thousands of students have begun their HSC exams in a return to normality after last year’s COVID-19 disruptions.

  • byDaniella White

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University of New England vice chancellor resigns after schoolgirl assault charge

University of New England vice chancellor resigns after schoolgirl assault charge

The girl’s father has accused Professor Brigid Heywood of wiping saliva on the student’s face and making a remark about the colour of her skin at a March event.

  • byDaniella White andHarriet Alexander
Student teachers should be paid to work in schools,say universities

Student teachers should be paid to work in schools,say universities

More teaching students should be offered paid work in schools while studying,to help attract people to the profession.

  • byDaniella White
Meet the 13-year-old maths whiz who’s this year’s youngest HSC student

Meet the 13-year-old maths whiz who’s this year’s youngest HSC student

Ethan Phillips is taking on Advanced Mathematics and Extension 1 Mathematics,making him the youngest HSC candidate in the state.

  • byDaniella White
Unis face new cheating threat as regulator prepares crackdown

Unis face new cheating threat as regulator prepares crackdown

The university regulator said it was finalising investigations into some of the most visited cheating websites and action against the providers was “imminent”.

  • byDaniella White
Public schools face funding shortfall as parent contributions drop

Public schools face funding shortfall as parent contributions drop

NSW public schools are dealing with an almost $10 million shortfall in funds after a drop in parent contributions over the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • byDaniella White
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NSW schools to begin four-week COVID-19 ‘blitz’ as term 3 begins

NSW schools to begin four-week COVID-19 ‘blitz’ as term 3 begins

The NSW Education department has stopped short of mandating masks,but staff and students will be strongly encouraged to wear them.

  • byDaniella White andLucy Carroll
German woman killed,man injured in northern beaches boat crash

German woman killed,man injured in northern beaches boat crash

Police detectives are on the hunt for answers after determining the two people involved in the crash in Elvina Bay,Pittwater,were known to each other.

  • byDaniella White,Sarah Keoghan andPallavi Singhal
Cheating by HSC students leaps by more than 25 per cent

Cheating by HSC students leaps by more than 25 per cent

More than 700 students were caught cheating in their HSC assessments last year,including in English,personal development and biology.

  • byDaniella White andLucy Carroll
Private and independent schools awarded vast majority of $30,000 Ramsay Centre scholarships

Private and independent schools awarded vast majority of $30,000 Ramsay Centre scholarships

Most of the scholarships have been awarded to students from private or non-government schools,prompting calls for a review into the promotion of the program.

  • byDaniella White
Why girls are shying away from HSC extension maths

Why girls are shying away from HSC extension maths

Universities insisting on mathematics as a prerequisite has thus far failed to entice HSC students into matriculation-standard courses.

  • byDaniella White