Writing - Analysis
Writing - Analysis
The outgoing head of the prestigious Sydney Grammar School, John Vallance, has said laptops aren't necessary in the classroom. As a year 11 student that uses my laptop for learning and work everyday, I am dumb-founded by the move.
Students are tiring of a curriculum that changes as fast as prime ministers. Photo: Louise Kennerley There's been a lot of discussion recently about the proposal by the Board of Studies to add more Indigenous history into the school curriculum, and in that, moving further away from the Federal Government's own curriculum.
A NSW student on the schools tour of Gallipoli kneels in front a grave stone at Shrapnel Valley Cemetery. Photo: Carsten Koall As we arrive at the top the Nek on the Gallipoli Peninsula, it is hard to miss the incredibly vast natural beauty surrounding us - the clear blue sea leading to Lemnos, to the colourful trees in the ridges.
Year 10 student Anthony Segaert has mixed feelings about the lessons Anzac Cove might offer. Photo: Alamy It is an understatement to say that I'm looking forward to travelling to Gallipoli, tracking the footsteps of the Australian and New Zealander soldiers who landed there to fight 100 years ago.
There's fierce debate in New Caledonia over who should be allowed to vote in upcoming provincial elections, all due to an old agreement. NEW CALEDONIA - A United Nations (UN) convoy has been deployed to the Pacific Island of New Caledonia following strong debate over who should be allowed to vote in the nation's upcoming...
Writing - Breaking News
Germanwings flight 4U9525 with 150 people on board, has crashed in the French Alps DIGNE, FRANCE - A Germanwings airplane has crashed in the Southern Alps of France, with 144 people on board, including six crew members. French President Francois Hollande has given a media conference, saying the "conditions of the accident are not yet clear but...
Ten people have been fatally shot in a satirical news website's headquarters in Paris. Live updates below. PARIS - At least 12 people have been killed and five people critically injured by masked gunmen in the Paris headquarters of a French satirical magazine publication.